Young Electrics Film Programmers Presents...
Paris Is Burning
For Pride month we've a classic New York doc that celebrates LGBT diversity and attitude.
Director: Jennie Livingston
Cast includes: Brooke Xtravaganza, André Christian, Dorian Corey, Paris Duprée
Hosted by the Young Electrics
101 Minutes / 1990 / USA
Introduction and post-screening discussion led by Ty Williamson from the Young Electrics.
We're having a ball for the PRIDE month of June. Come and join us for an extra special screening of the classic New York documentary that celebrates LGBT diversity and attitude. It's 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.
Winner of Grand Jury Prize, Sundance
Disco balls, dancing and fancy-dress all encouraged but strictly optional!
Dress code: Category is 'Pride Realness'. All welcome.
The Young Electrics is a group of 10 young film programmers who meet at the cinema every Wednesday evening during term-time to learn about cultural cinema, research film titles and plan cool film screenings for 16 – 25 year olds.
Look out for this group's events by ‘Electric Young Film Programmers Present...’ in this programme with surprise screenings. The film titles will be released 2 weeks beforehand via our website and social media, and you can book as normal through our website.
If you know a young film enthusiast they can apply to join this new group by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org . Applicants should include a short reason why they want to join the Electric Young Film Programmers, and why they think they would be a good member of the team!
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