9th DMZ Docs(2017)
I AM DOCU
Paris is Burning explores the New York Black and Latino drag ball scene in 1987. Turning these raucous celebrations into a powerful expression of fierce personal pride, this world-within-a world is instantly familiar, filled with ambitions and yearnings that reflect America itself. Competitors join 'houses' which serve as surrogate families for participants who’ve been rejected by their families for being queer or transgender.
Through the Ice (2005)Who’s the Top? (2005)Hotheads (1996) I’m honored to have my film (now 26 years old!) play at this festival. What world citizen is not thinking about South and North Korea right now? As Americans face deep embarrassment and anger at the political situation in our own country, one thing we can do, as artists, is to reach out to tell stories and to create a space for conversation and reflection and change.
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