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LGBTQ+ Film Festival: Paris is Burning (1990)

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LGBTQ+ Film Festival: Paris is Burning (1990)

Film
Saturday, November 9
5:30 pm
Cost: Free
WUD Film presents a free screening of Paris is Burning (1990) as a part of the LGBTQ+ Film Festival.

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.

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.

Presented by:

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WUD Film

film@union.wisc.edu
608-262-1143

With support from:

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The James

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