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Love Me Like You Should: The Brave and Bold Sylvester

Country: USA, Language: English, 15 mins

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You can never have enough of Sylvester.

A fine and deserving tribute.


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The(ir) Blurb...

In partnership with filmmaker Lauren Tabak and writer/consulting producer Barry Walters, we dive into the music career of Sylvester, starting from church choir in South Central LA to his early years in San Francisco. It follows his ascent to stardom through his evergreen, international hits "Dance (Disco Heat)" and "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)". Through his groundbreaking career, Sylvester blew open the doors for queer visibility and gender fluidity in mainstream music, leaving a legacy that continues to influence today's pop music. The documentary features candid interviews with Billy Porter, Martha Wash (The Weather Girls, Two Tons o’ Fun), Sylvester’s sister Bernadette Baldwin, biographer Josh Gamson, producer/songwriter James Wirrick, and more. 

Cast & Characters

Bernadette Baldwin
Anita Bryant
The Cockettes
Joshua Gamson
Terri Hinte
Harvey Milk
Peter Mintun
Billy Porter
Izora Rhodes-Armstead
Dinah Shore
Sylvester Sylvester
Martha Wash
James Wirrick