DON’T JUST STAND THERE…
It’s 30 years since the iconic documentary Paris is Burning was released, so we look back at the history of the drag ball scene, voguing and what it looks like today.
PARIS IS BURNING
FRI 6 NOV @ 6PM | Arc cinema | $12/$10 or $30/$25 for all three films
1990| M | 71 mins | DCP | USA | D: Jennie Livingston
This landmark documentary provides a vibrant snapshot of the 1980s through the eyes of New York City’s African American and Latinx Harlem drag ball scene.
FRI 6 NOV @ 8PM | Arc cinema | $12/$10 or $30/$25 for all three films
2016 | TBC | 94 mins | DCP | USA| D: Sara Jordenö
Kiki follows seven characters from the Kiki community over the course of four years. The documentary uses their preparations and spectacular performances at Kiki balls as a framing device while delving into their battles with homelessness, illness and prejudice.
STRIKE A POSE
SAT 7 NOV @ 2PM | Arc cinema | $12/$10 or $30/$25 for all three films2016 | TBC | 83 mins | DCP | USA | D: Ester Gould, Reijer Zwaan
In 1990, seven young male dancers – six gay, one straight – joined Madonna on her most controversial tour.
On stage and in the iconic film Truth or Dare they showed the world how to express yourself