Feature Film Program

The Stroll

Rooftop Films, Max, NewFest, and the Meatpacking District proudly present a special New York premiere screening of THE STROLL!

Mon Jun 5 7:00 PM

The Film

The Stroll

Kristen Lovell & Zackary Drucker | US | 84

The Stroll tells the history of New York City’s Meatpacking District from the point of view of transgender sex workers who lived and worked there. Director Kristen Lovell worked “The Stroll” for a decade, and reunited her sisters to recount the violence, policing, homelessness, and gentrification they overcame to build a movement. Courtesy of HBO Documentary Films.


Egyptt LaBeija

Egyptt LaBeija is the Overall Godmother of the House of LaBeija, renowned for her impressive 35-year career in drag performance. She has achieved many crown holding titles and gained recognition for her contributions to the books West Side Rendezvous, Christopher Street, and Legends of Drag. Egyptt has also appeared in the popular TV series Pose. As an advocate for the Trans community, she is committed to promoting inclusivity and empowerment. In her day-to-day life, Egyptt enjoys her role as the assistant manager at Zambo Aroma, a handcrafted self-care store in the Bronx. Her journey reflects resilience, creativity, and a commitment to inspiring others in the world of drag and activism.

Event Details

7:00 PM
Plaza Seating Opens
8:00 PM
Special performance by the legendary Egyptt LaBeija
8:15 PM
Introduction by directors Kristen Lovell & Zackary Drucker, producer Matt Wolf, and the subjects of The Stroll
8:35 PM
Film Begins


Gansevoort Plaza, Meatpacking District

9th Avenue and Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

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The show presented in partnership with