For director Rama Rau, the greatest lesson learned from the more than two years spent developing her latest film, League of Exotique Dancers, was one first demonstrated by the advertising industry in the post-war era: sex sells. READ MORE
Feathers and pasties and stockings — oh my! A new documentary League of Exotic Dancers takes audiences inside the golden era of burlesque, which stormed Las Vegas in the '50s, '60s and '70s. LISTEN HERE
Rama Rau’s League of Exotique Dancers is an absolutely delightful and lovingly crafted doc structured around a group of legendary striptease artists as they prepare to return to the stage for the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend in Las Vegas — a trip which becomes merely...
Hot Docs puts on its best tassels and gets the party started with the saucy Opening Night premiere The League of Exotique Dancers. Boobs may sag and faces may wrinkle, but beauty never ages as the confident veteran burlesque dancers of this doc reveal. READ MORE
The Hot Docs Film Festival gets underway today, and it’s opening night film features some amazing women. Sue and I got to sit down and chat with three of them, the film’s director, Rama Rau as well as burlesque legends, Camille 2000 and Judith Stein. READ MORE