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Paris Is Burning (1990)

August 29, 2020 @ 10:30 pm - 11:41 pm

Paris is Burning (1990)Rated RDirected by Jennie LivingstonRun Time: 1 hour, 11minutesSaturday, August 29th at 10:30pmSynopsis: 30-Year Anniversary screening. 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.Thank you to AIDS Alabama for being our SHOUT Title Sponsor this year!

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Date:
August 29, 2020
Time:
10:30 pm - 11:41 pm
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http://22ndannualsidewalkfilmfesti2020.sched.com/event/1b382e26e63691e8623d074b42162e1b

Venue

Screen 4 – The Grand River Drive-In at The Backyard
1453 Grant Ave
Birmingham,ALUnited States
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