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Paris Is Burning (1990)

R
71 min | Documentary

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.
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Aug 1991 (United States)

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Brooke Xtravaganza
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André Christian
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Paris Duprée
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Octavia St. Laurent
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Anji Xtravaganza
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David The Father Xtravaganza
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Eileen Ford
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Jose Guitierez
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Shari Headley
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Geoffrey Holder
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Fran Lebowitz
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Gwen Verdon
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8.2 / 10 | 12,276 votes