Kween For A Day

A day-in-the-life documentary following Scott aka Shaunda Leer, a Baltimore-based drag queen.

  • James Burkhalter
    Director
    There Will Be GLiTTER
  • Scott Murdock / Shaunda Leer
    Key Cast
    "Himself"
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Queer, LGBTQ, Documentary
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 29 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 7, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • We Are Everywhere: LGBTQ Art Installation
    Baltimore, MD
    United States
    February 28, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Best Shorts Competition
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    January 17, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Made In Baltimore Short Film Festival
    Baltimore, MD
    United States
    September 26, 2020
    Official Selection
Director Biography - James Burkhalter

Raised in Pasadena, MD, James Abrib Burkhalter has always dreamed of being a filmmaker. He currently resides in Baltimore, earning his MFA at MICA, with primary interests in Queer narratives and Afrofuturism. Previous credits include a feature-length poetic documentary entitled "There Will Be GLiTTER," as well as several shorts including "Uomo dei Boschi," "G.N.O," and "Jen Giambrone is... The Showstopper."

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Director Statement

This film is dedicated to the GLBTQ community, especially people of color. #BlackQueerJoy