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

Edition:
Full screen presentation.
Publication:
Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment, [2005]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (76 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Cross-dressers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs.
African American gay men -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs.
Gay men -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs.
Dance -- Competitions -- New York (State) -- New York.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Language:
In English with optional subtitles in Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD - NTSC; Dolby Digital mono; Region 1.
Summary:
A documentary about the young homosexual men of Harlem who originated "voguing" and turned these stylized dance competitions into glittering expressions of fierce personal pride. A story of street-wise urban survival, gay self-affirmation, and the pursuit of a desperate dream.
Participant:
Dorian Corey, Pepper Labeija, Venus Xtravaganza, Octavia St. Laurent, Willi Ninja.
Credits:
Cinematographer, Paul Gibson ; editor, Jonathan Oppenheim.
Notes:
Aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Special features: feature commentary by Jennie Livingston, director/producer; Willie Ninja, Mother, House of Ninja; Freddie Pendavis, House of Pendavis and Jonathan Oppenheim, editor; never-before-seen outtakes.
Contributor:
Livingston, Jennie. , Director
Corey, Dorian. , Actor
Labeija, Pepper. , Actor
Xtravaganza, Venus. , Actor
Miramax Films. , Producer
Prestige (Firm) , Producer
Off White Productions, Inc. , Producer
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
0788861492
OCLC:
61193692
Publisher Number:
786936297256
41451 Miramax Home Entertainment
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