We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Click here for more information.
AcceptReject

Beautiful, interesting, incredible cinema.

See what’s playing
8.8
/10
2,240 Ratings

PARIS IS BURNING

Trailer
Directed by Jennie Livingston
United States, 1990
Documentary, LGBTQ+, History

Synopsis

This is a documentary of ‘drag nights’ among New York’s underclass. Queens are interviewed and observed preparing for and competing in many ‘balls’. The people, the clothes, and the whole environment are outlandish.

Share

Synopsis

This is a documentary of ‘drag nights’ among New York’s underclass. Queens are interviewed and observed preparing for and competing in many ‘balls’. The people, the clothes, and the whole environment are outlandish.

Trailer
Paris Is BurningDirected byJennie Livingston

Showing as part of

  • Loading...
  • Loading...
  • Loading...
  • Loading...

Awards & Festivals

Show all (10)
Berlin International Film Festival
1991 | Winner: Teddy: Best Documentary (Forum)
Sundance Film Festival
1991 | Winner: Grand Jury Prize (Documentary Competition)

Articles from the Notebook

image of the God Save the Queens: "Paris Is Burning" Returns
Bedatri D.Choudhury

Related films