Paris Is Burning



(1990) André Christian, Dorian Corey, Paris Duprée

Plot Summary: A chronicle of New York’s drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality. via IMDb

Review: It’s difficult to put into words how important this documentary is. This film opened my eyes to perspectives of pain, joy, and a walk of life that I didn’t know existed. If you are a member or even an ally of the LGBT community, to understand us, you must understand our history. This film is an essential history lesson for people of all races, orientations, and beliefs. 5/5 stars.