Paris Is Burning

Monday, 7 October 2019 - 7:00pm

LGBT Center, 3907 Spruce Street

Paris Is Burning

(dir. Jennie Livingston, 1990, 71 min.) 

How does the house culture of drag queens living in NYC offer community and support for these often socially shunned performers?


Film Series presented by Penn’s LGBT Center. Cosponsored by the Wolf Humanities Center.

Detail, Paris Is Burning. 

Event is free and open to the public. 


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