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.
- Resource Type:
- DVD Video
- Created or produced in 1990
- Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate ; Lexington, KY : Manufactured by Amazon.com kydc, 
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- The "unblinking behind-the-scenes story of the fashion-obsessed New Yorkers who created 'voguing' and drag balls, and turned these raucous celebrations into a powerful expression of fierce personal pride" -- Container.
- Table of Contents:
- The ball circuit
- Live the fantasy
- House & family
- Reading & voguing
- Working girls
- Complete woman
- Hooray for you
- Livingston, Jennie, director, producerGibson, Paul, cinematographerOppenheim, Jonathan, film editorCorey, Dorian, 1937-1993, performerLaBeija, Pepper, 1950-2003, performerXtravaganza, Venus, performerSt. Laurent, Octavia, performerNinja, Willi, performerXtravaganza, Anji, performerPendavis, Freddie, performerLabeija, Junior, performer
- Language Notes:
- In English with optional English for the hearing impaired or Spanish subtitles.
- System Details:
- DVD-R ; NTSC ; region 1; fullscreen (aspect ratio, 1.33:1) ; Dolby digital.
- Starring Carmen and Brooke, Andre Christian, Dorian Corey, Paris Dupree, Pepper Labeija, Junior Labeija, Willi Ninja, Sandy Ninja, Kim Pendavis, Freddie Pendavis, Sol Pendavis, Avis Pendavis, Octavia Saint Laurent, Stevie Saint Laurent, Angie Xtravaganza, Bianca Xtravaganza, Danny Xtravaganza, David Xtravaganza, David Ian Xtravaganza, David the Father Xtravaganza, Venus Xtravaganza.
- Production Credits:
- Cinematography by Paul Gibson ; edited by Jonathan Oppenheim.
- General Notes:
- This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Title from opening frames.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Sundance Film Festival, 1991: Grand Jury Prize (Documentary) ; New York Film Critics Circle, 1991: Best Documentary ; National Society of Film Critics, 1992: Best Documentary.
Bonus material: feature commentary by Jennie Livingston, Director/Producer ; Willi Ninja, Mother, House of Ninja, Freddie Pendavis, House of Pendavis ; Jonathan Oppenheim, Editor ; never before seen outtakes.
- MPAA rating: R, for language and sexuality.
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (76 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
- Physical Characteristics:
- plastic; metal; polychrome; monochrome
- Audio Characteristics:
- digital; optical; stereo; Dolby
- Video Characteristics:
- Digital Characteristics:
- video file; DVD video; region 1
- Call Numbers:
- HQ76.2.U52 PAR 1990 DVD
- Other Standard Numbers:
- Universal Product Code: 886470460823
- OCLC Numbers: