*Queer Fringe Performers from beyond the Twin Cities*
Minnesota Fringe Festival:http://:www.fringefestival.org
July 30 has been declared offical Fringe Festival Day by the Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul
Award winning filmmaker Dawn Mikkelson:http://www.emergencepictures.com/index.htm talks about the upcoming *Lutheran National Churchwide Assembly*, that she will be filming, concerning GLBT issues in the church and her recent documentary The Red Tail:http://www.redtailmovie.com about the story of airline mechanic Roy Koch and the 2005 Northwest Airlines strike
US documentary The Red Tail, received its European premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh screening at the Town Hall Theatre on Saturday July 11, 2009
On August 19, 2005 Roy Koch, along with 4,400 airline mechanics, custodians, and cleaners, went on strike against Northwest Airlines, the 4th largest airline in the world. Instead of being left in the wake of this “losing battle”, Roy and his daughter Melissa (Director of “The Red Tail”) decide to follow Roy’s outsourced job to China. Their journey takes the viewer to the heart of the challenge facing the global working class – what is our place in the global economy? – In the world?