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Paris Is Burning is a american film of genre Documentary directed by Jennie Livingston released in USA on 13 march 1991

Paris Is Burning (1991)

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Paris Is Burning is a 1990 American documentary film directed by Jennie Livingston. Filmed in the mid-to-late 1980s, it chronicles the ball culture of New York City and the African-American, Latino, gay, and transgender communities involved in it. Some critics consider the film to be an invaluable documentary of the end of the "Golden Age" of New York City drag balls, and a thoughtful exploration of race, class, gender, and sexuality in America. Others have criticized it as exploitive and fetishizing towards trans people of color.


Un documentaire sur les drag queens de New York. Des homosexuels noirs et des latinos se déguisent en femme et inventent une nouvelle danse imitant les poses des modèles sur les couvertures des magazines.

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