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The Resource Paris is burning, produced and directed by Jennie Livingston ; a production of Off White Productions, Inc

Paris is burning, produced and directed by Jennie Livingston ; a production of Off White Productions, Inc

Label
Paris is burning
Title
Paris is burning
Statement of responsibility
produced and directed by Jennie Livingston ; a production of Off White Productions, Inc
Contributor
Film director
Performer
Production company
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Where does voguing come from, and what, exactly, is throwing shade? This landmark documentary provides a vibrant snapshot of the 1980s through the eyes of New York City2s African American and Latinx Harlem drag-ball scene. Made over seven years, it offers an intimate portrait of rival fashion 1houses,2 from fierce contests for trophies to house mothers offering sustenance in a world rampant with homophobia, transphobia, racism, AIDS, and poverty
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Paul Gibson ; editor, Jonathan Oppenheim ; co-producer, Barry Swimar ; executive producers, Nigel Finch, Davis Lacy
Dewey number
306.778
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language and sexuality
LC call number
HQ76.2.U52
LC item number
N535 2020
PerformerNote
Featuring Dorian Corey, Pepper Labeija, Venus Xtravaganza, Octavia Saint Laurent, Willi Ninja, Kim Pendavis, Freddie Pendavis, Andre Christian, Paris Dupree
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-1993
  • 1950-2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Livingston, Jennie
  • Corey, Dorian
  • LaBeija, Pepper
  • Ninja, Willi
  • Xtravaganza, Venus
  • Off White Productions, Inc
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
76
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
1018
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drag balls
  • Cross-dressers
  • African American gay men
  • Hispanic American gay men
  • Transgender women
  • Gay culture
  • Voguing (Dance)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • African American gay men
  • Drag balls
  • Gay culture
  • Gay men
  • Manners and customs
  • Voguing (Dance)
  • New York (State)
Technique
live action
Label
Paris is burning, produced and directed by Jennie Livingston ; a production of Off White Productions, Inc
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/631/000000000012631815.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title and credits from screen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • 2K digital restoration supervised by director Jennie Livingston
  • Special features: commentary soundtrack from 2005, featuring Jennie Livingston, ball community members Freddie Pendavis and Willi Ninja, and film editor Jonathan Oppenheim ; never-before-seen outtakes ; new conversation between Jennie Livingston, ball community members Sol Pendavis and Freddie Pendavis, and filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris ; episodes of The Joan River show from 1991, featuring Livingston and ball community members Dorian Corey, Pepper LaBeija, Freddie Pendavis, and Ninja; Giselle Xtravaganza, a Latinx trans woman talks about the significance of Paris is burning; trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1134401099
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (76 min.)
Isbn
9781681436975
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515241519
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
CC3118BD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1134401099
System details
Blu-ray; region A; 4:3 full screen presentation (1.33:1 aspect ratio); LPCM 1.0 audio; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Paris is burning, produced and directed by Jennie Livingston ; a production of Off White Productions, Inc
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/631/000000000012631815.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title and credits from screen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • 2K digital restoration supervised by director Jennie Livingston
  • Special features: commentary soundtrack from 2005, featuring Jennie Livingston, ball community members Freddie Pendavis and Willi Ninja, and film editor Jonathan Oppenheim ; never-before-seen outtakes ; new conversation between Jennie Livingston, ball community members Sol Pendavis and Freddie Pendavis, and filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris ; episodes of The Joan River show from 1991, featuring Livingston and ball community members Dorian Corey, Pepper LaBeija, Freddie Pendavis, and Ninja; Giselle Xtravaganza, a Latinx trans woman talks about the significance of Paris is burning; trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1134401099
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (76 min.)
Isbn
9781681436975
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515241519
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
CC3118BD
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1134401099
System details
Blu-ray; region A; 4:3 full screen presentation (1.33:1 aspect ratio); LPCM 1.0 audio; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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