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Hurricane Bianca (Additional Screening)

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8:00 PM

TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2
350 King Street West
Toronto, ON
M5V 3X5
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Hold on to your wigs, Hurricane Bianca has arrived.

Richard, a New York teacher who is desperate for work, is delighted to finally be offered a job. The only catch? The position is in a less-than-welcoming region of Texas and he is really, really gay. Undeterred by this minor setback, he packs his bags and hits the road.

Upon arrival in the small town, Richard is greeted by an evil vice-principal (SNL's Rachel Dratch) and an army of mean girls, who are determined to bring him down. When they find out he is gay, the law is not on his side. Fired and alone in Texas, Richard is desperate to get his job back, and in the grand tradition of films such as Tootsie and Mrs. Doubtfire, he knows exactly how to do it.

Enter Bianca Del Rio, who is equipped with fabulous teacherly skills and a never-ending supply of digs so harsh you will feel them stinging for days. The new teacher in town is here to whip everyone into shape.

Featuring a fabulous supporting cast that includes Alan Cumming, Margaret Cho, Bianca Leigh, and Drag Race favourites Willam, Shangela, Joslyn Fox and Alyssa Edwards - not to mention the queen herself, RuPaul - Hurricane Bianca follows one man's quest to find himself while pretending to be somebody else.

Tickets: $14 General Public, $11 Inside Out Members