We Came to Sweat

Peacock in the Park is a Community Partner for the QDoc Screening of We Came to Sweat: The Legend of Starlite, a documentary that tells the story of New York City’s oldest black-owned gay club.  We hope you will support the Q-Docs Film Festival and Peacock in the Park by joining us for this wonderful documentary film.

– Screening at the Hollywood Theater, Friday May 15, 9:00 PM


– WE CAME TO SWEAT: THE LEGEND OF STARLITE: When Brooklyn’s oldest black gay bar, the Starlite Lounge, is faced with eviction, the community decides to fight back. Will they be able to save this pre-Stonewall safe haven? Or is gentrification unstoppable? Kate Kunath and Sasha Wortzel’s timely portrait of a community banding together to preserve their culture and history is a stirring must-see. Director Kate Kunath in attendance.

– QDoc is the only film festival in the world devoted exclusively to LGBT documentaries.