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Paris is burning [videorecording] / Miramax Films and Prestige present a Jennie Livingston film ; produced and directed by Jennie Livingston ; a production of Off White Productions, Inc.

Contributor(s): Livingston, Jennie [pro, drt] | Corey, Dorian, 1937-1993 [prf] | LaBeija, Pepper, 1950-2003 [prf] | Xtravaganza, Venus [prf] | St. Laurent, Octavia [prf] | Ninja, Willi [prf] | Xtravaganza, Anji [prf] | Pendavis, Freddie [prf] | Labeija, Junior [prf] | Gibson, Paul [cng] | Miramax Films | Prestige (Firm) | Off White Productions, Inc | Second Sight Films.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [England] : Distributed by Second Sight Films, [2009]Description: 1 videodisc (76 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: a two-dimensional moving image. Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscSubject(s): Gay culture -- New York (State) -- New York | Transvestites -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs | Gay men -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs | Voguing (Dance) -- New York (State) -- New York | Drag balls -- New York (State) -- New York | New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customsGenre/Form: Documentary films. | Nonfiction films. | Feature films. | Documentary films.DDC classification:
Production Credits: Cinematographer, Paul Gibson ; editor, Jonathan Oppenheim.
Starring Dorian Corey, Pepper Labeija, Venus Xtravaganza, Octavia St. Laurent, Willi Ninja, Anji Xtravaganza, Freddie Pendavis, Junior Labeija.Summary: A story of street-wise urban survival, gay self-affirmation, and the pursuit of a desperate dream - to live for a brief, dazzling moment in a fantasy world of high fashion, status, and acceptance.Summary: "An unblinking behind-the-scenes story of fashion-obsessed New Yorkers who created 'voguing' and drag balls, and turned these raucous celebrations into a powerful expression of fierce personal pride"--Container.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.

Special features: commentary by Jennie Livingston and others; never-before-seen outtakes.

Cinematographer, Paul Gibson ; editor, Jonathan Oppenheim.

Starring Dorian Corey, Pepper Labeija, Venus Xtravaganza, Octavia St. Laurent, Willi Ninja, Anji Xtravaganza, Freddie Pendavis, Junior Labeija.

A story of street-wise urban survival, gay self-affirmation, and the pursuit of a desperate dream - to live for a brief, dazzling moment in a fantasy world of high fashion, status, and acceptance.

"An unblinking behind-the-scenes story of fashion-obsessed New Yorkers who created 'voguing' and drag balls, and turned these raucous celebrations into a powerful expression of fierce personal pride"--Container.

MPAA rating: R, for language and sexuality.

DVD, NTSC, region 2; Dolby digital sound; full screen (1.33:1).

In English, with subtitles.

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