Published on April 24th, 2018 | by Meredith Lawrence


This Week on Inside Lens: Introducing Dusty Ray Bottoms

Introducing Dusty Ray Bottoms
Directed by NewsDoc alum Mercedes Barba

Airing Friday, April 27th at 11:30pm on NYC Life

A New York City drag queen moves from his religious family home in Kentucky to New York City in search of himself and his “tribe.”

Can’t watch it live on TV? Inside Lens documentaries are posted on NYC Media’s website every Saturday. Watch them here.

Inside Lens brings you seven young NYU News & Documentary filmmakers from around the world with fresh looks at our city and our world. Directing, shooting and editing as a one-person crew, these emerging filmmakers immersed themselves with their subjects  to bring you stories of pain and resilience from unexpected places. Series Four features stories from drag queens in NYC to Tibetan students in Shanghai. Meet families coping with death and disabilities to families seeking to escape racial prejudice in United States by moving to Africa. New episodes air every Friday night April 6th – May 18th at 11:30pm on NYC Life (Channel 25.)

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