Hot to Trot
Mad Hot Ballroom meets Paris is Burning? Or is it RuPaul's Drag Race meets Dancing with the Stars? Whatever your reference point, the award-winning and crowd-pleasing new documentary Hot to Trot offers a deep-dive look inside the fascinating but little-known world of same-sex competitive ballroom dance. This lively, poignant film follows an international cast of four magnetic men and women over several years, on and off the dance floor, as they journey to the quadrennial Gay Games. Along the way, dancing is revealed to be both a means of overcoming personal hardships - from drug addiction to familial rifts - and a joyous opportunity to merge passionate artistic expression with proud sexual identity.