Mame Faye ran a world famous house of prostitution in Troy, New York for almost forty years (c. 1906 to 1941). Everyone past the age of retirement has a story - funny, sordid, unbelievable - about Troy's most famous madam. Sittin' on a Million presents these stories in all their contradictory glory, alongside vintage erotica, reenactments, and street performances. The documentary asks us to consider the role of memory and imagination in creating history, and reminds us about all those ordinary, extraordinary people erased from the historical record. A collaboration with Annmarie Lanesey.
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