Paris Is Burning (1990)
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Highly recommended look into the 1980's Harlem gay, Black and Hispanic underground ball scene. The creation of "vouging."
I am so shocked that a film this popular, enduring and iconic does not appear in any top lists!
Interesting already as a time capsule, plus one of this subculture.
to see which of your friends have seen this movie!
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This movie ranks #5 in BFI Flare's The Best LGBTQ+ Films of All Time
This movie ranks #35 in IMDb's Documentary Top 50
This movie ranks #39 in BBC's The 100 Greatest Films Directed by Women
This movie ranks #69 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Documentaries of All Time
This movie ranks #75 in iCheckMovies's 1990s Top 100
This movie ranks #79 in BFI's 100 Documentary Films
This movie ranks #99 in Harvard's Suggested Film Viewing: Non-Fiction Films
This movie ranks #177 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
This movie ranks #459 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
This movie ranks #650 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
This movie ranks #748 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
This movie ranks #1243 in The Criterion Collection