Film Screening: Paris is Burning


Contributed by Mara Baldwin

Paris Is Burning (1990, USA)
Jennie Livingston (director), 71 min.
Thursday, March 7, 6.00 p.m.
Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College

"Having a Ball...Wish You Were Here..." is the catch phrase of Jennie Livingston's documentary, Paris is Burning, 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.

Performative attire anticipated and encouraged! Dress as your most REAL self!

All Handwerker Gallery events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.; Thursday, 10.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.; and weekends, noon to 5.00 p.m.. The gallery is closed to the public on Tuesdays unless otherwise specified for an event but can accommodate group or class visits by appointment.

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