what going on?
Paris Is Burning

Paris Is Burning

Having a ball… Wish you were here Mar. 13, 1990 USA 71 Min.
Your rating: 0
0 0 votes

Video trailer

Synopsis

Where does voguing come from, and what, exactly, is throwing shade? This landmark documentary provides a vibrant snapshot of the 1980s through the eyes of New York City’s African American and Latinx Harlem drag-ball scene. Made over seven years, PARIS IS BURNING offers an intimate portrait of rival fashion “houses,” from fierce contests for trophies to house mothers offering sustenance in a world rampant with homophobia, transphobia, racism, AIDS, and poverty. Featuring legendary voguers, drag queens, and trans women — including Willi Ninja, Pepper LaBeija, Dorian Corey, and Venus Xtravaganza — PARIS IS BURNING brings it, celebrating the joy of movement, the force of eloquence, and the draw of community.

Paris Is Burning
Paris Is Burning
Paris Is Burning
Paris Is Burning
Paris Is Burning
Paris Is Burning
Paris Is Burning
Paris Is Burning
Original title Paris Is Burning
IMDb Rating 8.6 11,552 votes
TMDb Rating 8.3 269 votes

Similar titles

Bill Bellamy: Crazy Sexy Dirty
Addiction Incorporated
Hermanos/Siblings
Singularity or Bust
Genesis: Together and Apart (Genesis Sum Of The Parts),
GTFO: Get the F&#% Out
The Dating Project
Le dernier des injustes
Elephant
The Swimming Club
Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel
The Hills Have Eyes 2: Mutant Attacks