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Paris is Burning in September

Buena Vista Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Paris is Burning for 6th September 2005 priced at $29.99 SRP. A fascinating and lively documentary on Harlem drag balls, thrown by predominantly inner city African-American and Latino gay men in the 1980’s. The film features unique footage of the wild pageants as well as compelling interviews with ball participants who describe their backgrounds and dreams. A oneof-a-kind look at the surprising complexities of an elaborate subculture, PARIS IS BURNING has won 11 awards at international and domestic film festivals. The title is taken from one of the larger drag balls, also titled ‘Paris Is Burning,’ hosted by Paris Dupree. Directed by Jennie Livingston.

Features include:

  • 1.66:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD2.0 Surround
  • English and Spanish subtitles
  • Outtakes with optional filmmaker commentary
  • Feature commentary with the filmmakers
  • Director’s photo gallery

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