Paris is Burning (1990)

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Alternative titles

  • The Children Are Working
  • To Be Real Working

Cast & Credits

Synopsis

New York 1987. In a nightclub in Harlem young gay black men get ready for the competitive dance called "Vogueing", which combines the acrobatic character of break-dancing with moves based on fashion models' poses. The contestants are all members of 'Houses', small gay gangs. The members, known as 'children' compete for the glory of their 'House'. Shown as part of the Young Forum section of the 1991 Berlin Film Festival.

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