Her Head in Films

Episode 7: Jennie Livingston's 'Paris is Burning' (1990)

Episode Summary

In this episode, I discuss the 1990 classic documentary 'Paris is Burning,' which documented the drag balls in New York City during the 1980s. I talk about critiques of the film and why the film matters. Full show notes: https://simplecast.com/s/80b570ed

Episode Notes

In this episode, I discuss the 1990 classic documentary 'Paris is Burning,' which documented the drag balls in New York City during the 1980s. I talk about critiques of the film and why the film matters.

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