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Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado

Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado

By Victoria A. Brownworth

Walter Mercado will make you laugh, make you surprised, make you raise an eyebrow or two. And he will bring you to tears with his sincerest wish that you have love, the "Mucho mucho amor" part of the title of the new Netflix documentary about his life.

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By Jim Provenzano | June 10, 2020

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By Jim Provenzano | June 8, 2020

Three rarely screened 'bent' film classics will stream June 12 on the Roxie's website. 'Victor and Victoria,' 'M├Ądchen in Uniform' and 'Michael' show decidedly queer portrayals in the 1930s.

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