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Paris Is Burning

Jennie Livingston / US, 1990 / 71 min.

This year, Sunsets’ outdoor screenings will be dedicated to female makers. Jennie Livingston focused on drag queens and Afro-American and Latino gays in New York in the 1980s in this groundbreaking documentary.

poster Paris is Burning (Jennie Livingston, US 1990)
Paris is Burning has influenced countless genres and is still contemporary. The documentary not only constitutes an impressive portrait of drag queens and Afro-American and Latino queers and gays, it also criticises society and the media’s influence on prescribing how we should be.

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This movie is suitable for all agesThis movie contains foul language

Director

Jennie Livingston

Production year

1990

Country

US

Original title

Paris Is Burning

Length

71 min.

Language

none

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

Part of

Sunsets

Fancy enjoying a relaxed drink on a sultry summer evening while watching an exceptional film? Well you can, because this year once again we are screening films in the open air in the park next to the Eye building. This summer in our Sunsets screenings you can watch films by female directors such as Agnès Varda, Amy Heckerling and Jennie Livingston.

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