STRIKE A POSE

A FILM BY ESTER GOULD & REIJER ZWAAN - 2016
 

SYNOPSIS

In 1990, seven young male dancers - 6 gay, 1 straight - joined Madonna on her most controversial tour. On stage and in the iconic film Truth or Dare theyshowed the world how to express yourself. Now, 25 years later, they reveal the truth about life during and after the tour.Strike a Pose is a dramatic tale aboutovercoming shame and finding the courage to be who you are

CREDITS

Director  Ester Gould &Reijer Zwaan

DOP  Reinout Steenhuizen
Editor  Dortith Vinken

In co-production with  CTM Docs (NL), NTR (NL) & ARTE (FR)

Producers CTM Docs  Denis Wigman, Rosan Boersma, Sander Verdonk
Producers The Other Room  Reijer Zwaan, Ester Gould

Co-Producer  Ellen De Waele (Serendipity Films)
Creative producer  Thomas den Drijver

CAST

Carlton Wilborn

Jose XtravaganzaHimself

Kevin Alexander 

Luis Camacho

Madonna

Oliver Crumes

Salim Gauwloos

FESTIVALS

2016: Panorama- Berlin International Film Festival (DE)

2016: Chicago Film Festival (US)

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

Athens International Film Festival 2016

Nominee Golden Athena: Music & Film
   Ester Gould & Reijer Zwaan 


Berlin International Film Festival 2016

Nominee Panorama Audience Award: Documentary Film
   Ester Gould & Reijer Zwaan 

*Nominee Teddy: Best Documentary Film
  Ester Gould &Reijer Zwaan 


Golden Trailer Awards 2017

* Nominee Golden Trailer: Best Foreign Music Trailer
CTM Docs & Intermission Film 


Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 2016

* Nominee Audience Award: Top 20 Audience Favorites
Ester Gould & Reijer Zwaan 

11th Place


Key West Film Festival 2016

* Winner Jury Prize: Best LGBT Film
Ester Gould & Reijer Zwaan