The year was 1984. Several women innkeepers in Provincetown, vivacious young entrepreneurs, got together to plan an event to entice their summer patrons to return during the off season. Without the luxury of email and social media, they wrote to all of their past guests and invited them to come back to enjoy Provincetown's beautiful autumn surroundings, while enjoying a Clambake and some local entertainment. They called it "Women's Weekend." Their grassroots efforts eventually evolved to become on of the most popular week-long lesbian events to date, and was the catalyst for many spin-off lesbian Provincetown gatherings.

CLAMBAKE, an exciting new documentary from award-winning filmmaker Andrea Meyerson, charts the growth of Women's Week in Provincetown, from its inception to the thriving, exciting lesbian mecca it is today. The film will take viewers on a 30-year journey through archival footage and photos, interviews with celebrities and organizers, current event coverage and performances, offering a historical and hysterical look at what a few innovative women can accomplish.

Your donation is 100% tax-deductible and and all donors will receive acknowledgement in the film’s credits as well as other rewards. We hope you will consider donating and helping us to preserve an important part of our LGBT history!

Director: Andrea Meyerson

Producer: Andrea Meyerson

Director of Photography: Adriana Torres

Gloria Bigelow
Poppy Champlin
Kate Clinton
Julie Goldman
Mimi Gonzalez
Jennie McNulty
Vickie Shaw
Suzanne Westenhoefer
Karen Williams
And many more LGBT performers!

The primary risks and challenges to completing the project once funded will be to move forward quickly and complete filming, post production, and distribution of the documentary by January 2015. Andrea Meyerson is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and creator of film and television programming as well as a producer of live comedy shows and concerts. As president of StandOut Productions, she has produced and directed more than 25 feature films, television specials and series episodes which have aired U.S. and Canadian networks, so Andrea is uniquely qualified and experienced to handle any obstacles or setbacks that might arise and to get this film finished and distributed!

                                  DVD Rewards Offered:

DVD of "Kate Clinton: 25th Anniversary Tour": Kate can easily be labeled the "queen" of Women's Week in Provincetown!

DVD of "Suzanne Westenhoefer: A Bottom on Top": Suzanne is a favorite at Women's Week in Provincetown!

DVD of "Karen Williams: I Need a Snack": Karen is one of the regulars at Women's Week in Provincetown and is ALWAYS a crowd pleaser!

DVD of "Vickie Shaw: You Can Take the Girl Outta Texas...": Vickie is also loved by all at Women's Week in Provincetown!

DVD of Andrea's very first film "Laughing Matters": The film stars Kate Clinton, Marga Gomez, Suzanne Westenhoefer and Karen Williams, all frequent performers at Women's Week in Provincetown.

DVD of Andrea's second film "Laughing Matters...More": The film stars Rene Hicks, Elvira Kurt, Sabrina Matthews and Vickie Shaw.

DVD of Andrea's third sequel "Laughing Matters...The Men": The film stars Bob Smith, Andre Kennedy, Scott Kennedy, Alec Mapa, Eddie Sarfaty and Bruce Vilance.

DVD of Andrea's last film in the series "Laughing Matters...Next Gen": The film stars Edison Apple, Gloria Bigelow, Ryan Hill Daniel Leary, Bridget McMannus and Amy Tee.
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