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LGBTQ+ Film Festival: Paris is Burning (1990)

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USA | 71 minutes | R | DCP | Dir. Jennie Livingston

A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980's, focusing on balls, voguing, and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.

"One emerges from this film not only with a new vocabulary and a fresh way of viewing the straight world but with a bracing object lesson in understanding what society 'role models' are all about," - Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader

Assistive Screening Accommodations for Patrons with Disability: 

  • Closed Captions and Visually Impaired Audio Description not available
  • Assisted¬†Listening Device Amplification available
These free events are intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, and Union members and guests.

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