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Art and Pep

Directed by Mercedes Kane
U.S. | 2022 | Documentary
89 minutes | English

Art Johnston and Pepe Peña are the owners of the iconic bar Sidetrack Chicago, and they're also civil-rights leaders who have been fighting for LGBTQ+ equality for decades. The film features rare archival footage of Sidetrack and Chicago's LGBTQ community, as well as interviews with more than 30 people who were part of Johnston and Peña's lives. Their activism is the focus of their struggle to live and love freely.