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''Continental'' is a film directed by
Malcolm Ingram Malcolm Ingram is a Canadian independent film director and podcaster. He was born in 1968 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Directing Ingram has made ''Drawing Flies'' under View Askew Productions, which was produced by Scott Mosier and Kevin Smith, ...

Malcolm Ingram
, which premiered at
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festival on March 10, 2013."SXSW: 'Continental' Director Malcolm Ingram on 'Gay Fatigue,' Bette Midler and His Fallout With Kevin Smith (Q&A)"
''
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'', March 14, 2013.
The film is a documentary about the history of the
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, a historic
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in
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New York City
. It is also, notably, Ingram's first film since 1999's ''
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'' not to have
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Kevin Smith
as a co-producer. The film was funded with help from
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Kickstarter Continental
/ref> Prominent figures appearing in the film, either in archival footage or in new interviews, include Jaye P. Morgan,
Holly Woodlawn Holly Woodlawn (October 26, 1946 – December 6, 2015) was a transgender Puerto Rican actress and Warhol superstar who appeared in the movies '' Trash'' (1970) and '' Women in Revolt'' (1971). She is best known as the Holly in Lou Reed Lewis ...
, Michael Musto, Frankie Knuckles, Bette Midler and Sarah Dash.


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