Indie Film: Auburn director raking in awards for ‘Kings & Queens’

Indie Film: Auburn director raking in awards for ‘Kings & Queens’

Filmed in Portland, it’s the story of shy woman who pushes herself to join a local drag show.

“Well, if hiding who you are isn’t making you happy, then why not try living your truth?”

That’s a line from Auburn-based director Elmer J. Howard’s newest short film, “Kings & Queens,” shot over this past pandemic year at various locations in Portland, including historic Chapman House, Little Ghost vintage clothing store and, most pivotally to the half-hour film’s story, Blackstones (technically, a deft doubling act from the legendary Maine gay bar and the under-new-management Geno’s Rock Club). 

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