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The Naro Cinema

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1507 Colley Ave
Norfolk, Virginia 23517 United States
(757) 625-6276 http://www.narocinema.com

June 2019

FlickIt! Fridays: Paris Is Burning

June 28 at 9:15 pm
The Naro Cinema, 1507 Colley Ave
Norfolk, Virginia 23517 United States
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$10.50

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 City’s African American and Latinx Harlem drag ball scene. Made over seven years, 'Paris Is Burning' offers an intimate portrait of rival fashion “houses,” from fierce contests for trophies, to house mothers offering sustenance in a world rampant with homophobia and transphobia, racism, AIDS, and poverty. Featuring legendary voguers, drag queens, and trans…

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