Paris is Burning

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Overview

Paris Is Burning is a 1990 documentary (directeor Jennie Livingston) filmed in the mid-to-late 1980s, chronicling the ball culture of New York City and the poor, African American and Latino gay and transgendered community involved in it. Many consider Paris Is Burning to be an invaluable documentary of the end of the "Golden Age" of New York City drag balls and exploration of queer culture

  1. Jennie Livingston

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. DC

    Dorian Corey

    Herself

  2. PL

    Pepper LaBeija

    Herself

  3. WN

    Willi Ninja

    Himself

  4. OS

    Octavia St. Laurent

    Herself

  5. AX

    Anji Xtravaganza

    Herself

  6. VX

    Venus Xtravaganza

    Herself

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Movie Data

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 11m

Budget $500,000.00

Revenue $3,779,620.00

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Release Information

  • March 13, 1990
    Theatrical

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