Saturday, November 8, 2008
New york 1987
Paris Is Burning 1990 documentary directed by Jennie Livingston
My dad telling me you have 3 strikes against you in this wold
every black man has 2. That their just black and male. But your black,
and your male, and your gay and your gonna have a hard fucking time.
He said if your gonna do this your gonna have to be stronger then you
"Get off the floor, Get off the floor.
Learn it and Learn it will."
the 2 opening lines and to be best quotes through out this movie.
i have to say its not so much about fashion or dance other then it
is about being gay in a certain time in New York.
throughout the movie there way of life is explained there dreams
are spoken of.
Like they say
This movie is about the "ball" circuit.
The movie features Dorian Corey, Pepper LaBeija, Willi Ninja,
Octavia St. Laurent, Angie Xtravaganza and Venus Xtravaganza.
The movie is mostly about how its subjects deal with the
adversity of racism, homophobia and poverty. In the end, an
open end. You have no idea what happens with all of the different
characters or there dreams except for Venus Xtravaganza.
Sins most of my friends read my blog i will update on how
most of there lives ended up.
I don't want to type to much about this movie. Just Go see it!
just like i will see it again.
Posted by Jeaniuss at 8:23 AM