Paris Is Burning
‘paris is burning’ director jennie livingston reflects on the film's legacy
As the restored documentary returns to theaters, Livingston discusses controversy, inclusivity, and working on 'Pose.'
remembering the legacy of voguing pioneer hector xtravaganza
After his death in December, the ballroom legend and 'Pose' consultant gets the extravagant memorial he deserves.
Ilise S. Carter
meet the ballroom legends of atlanta's underground voguing scene
Leikeli47 and Cakes da Killa headline an extravagant vogue ball in Atlanta — where one of the last great American subcultures has been quietly thriving for decades.
house of xtravaganza is new york's most fabulous family
The iconic, queer, all-Latinx ballroom house reunited to perform at the Aperture Gala in NYC, alongside disco diva Kathy Sledge.
Gaspar Noé's Climax is basically paris is burning meets the shining
We caught up with director Gaspar Noé in Cannes to talk about his killer new film, Climax.
watch the trailer for 'pose', your next binge watch that’s all about queer ball culture
Fans of Paris is Burning, take note!
what the new generation can learn from paris is burning
In his debut novel, The House of Impossible Beauties, Joseph Cassara pulls back the curtain on the ballroom scene and paints a poignant picture of the colourful but tragic lives of the original members of the House of Xtravaganza.
the 10 best films about clubbing
As London becomes a non-stop capital with the launch of the Night Tube, we selected the best feature films and documentaries that celebrate clubbing in all its excess.
paris is burning again: vogueing finds a new french home
No matter what category you walk in, you better work it! The vogue ball scene has found a new lease of life in its spiritual home, Paris.
video premiere: olga bell, randomness
Paris Is Burning and Olga’s new Minister Akins-directed dance video is fire.
rashaad newsome's explosive mash-up of post-feminism and the mainstreaming of vogue
The artist, composer, and ballroom community superstar walks us through his Brooklyn studio as he prepares for two new exhibitions.
how the paris is burning documentary kicked up a huge controversy
A petition to cancel a screening of 'Paris Is Burning' has sparked a fierce debate over cultural appropriation, the visibility of the trans/queer community and Le Tigre's JD Samson.