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Paris Is Burning

Opens on July 5

Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!

Director: Jennie Livingston Run Time: 71 min. Rating: R Release Year: 1990

Starring: André Christian, David The Father Xtravaganza, Dorian Corey, Paris Duprée

Jennie Livingston captured the end of the “Golden Age” of New York City drag balls in this documentary filmed in the mid-to-late 1980s. She beautifully chronicled the ball culture of New York City and the vibrant Black and Latino LGBTQ+ community at its heart.