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Sylvester: Mighty Real

USA, English, 11 mins

  • Director: Tim Smyth

CGiii Comment

Let his talent and pioneering spirit never be forgotten!


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The(ir) Blurb...

Sylvester: Mighty Real will bring back to life the pioneering performer John Waters calls a combination of "Billie Holiday and Diana Ross on LSD." Sylvester began as a child gospel singer and sashayed past barriers of race and sexual identity to become the definitive anthemist of disco and dance soul. With a vibrant falsetto and genderbending persona, he redefined what it means—on stage and in life—to be "mighty real." This documentary will restore to the spotlight a pivotal performer whose music defined an era and whose influence is still felt by dozens of current vocalists.

Cast & Characters

Patti LaBelle as Herself;
RuPaul as Himself;
Sylvester as Himself;
Martha Wash as Herself;
John Waters as Himself

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