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

Publication Info. Santa Monica, Calif. : Distributed by Lionsgate, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD PARIS IS BURNING    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (76 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital sound; full screen (1.33:1).
Performer Starring Dorian Corey, Pepper Labeija, Venus Xtravaganza, Octavia St. Laurent, Willi Ninja, Anji Xtravaganza, Freddie Pendavis, Junior Labeija.
Credits Cinematographer, Paul Gibson ; editor, Jonathan Oppenheim.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Audience MPAA rating: R, for language and sexuality.
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.
Note Special features: commentary by Jennie Livingston and others; never-before-seen outtakes.
Contents Special features: Feature commentary by Jennie Livingston, director/producer; Willie Ninja, Mother, House of Ninja; Freddie Pendavis, House of Pendavis and Jonathan Oppenheim, editor -- Outtakes.
Language In English, with optional Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired; closed-captioned in English.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Gay culture -- New York (State) -- New York.
Cross-dressers -- 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 customs.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Livingston, Jennie. Producer. Director.
Corey, Dorian, 1937-1993. Performer.
LaBeija, Pepper, 1950-2003. Performer.
Xtravaganza, Venus. Performer.
St. Laurent, Octavia. Performer.
Ninja, Willi. Performer.
Xtravaganza, Anji. Performer.
Pendavis, Freddie. Performer.
Labeija, Junior. Performer.
Gibson, Paul. Cinematographer.
Miramax Films.
Prestige (Firm)
Off White Productions, Inc.
Lions Gate Films (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Standard No. 886470460823
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