Queers on Film: Paris is Burning
From the venue:
WUSSY MAG + Out On Film and Plaza Atlanta present "QUEERS ON FILM" — a new monthly series of LGBTQ+ arthouse and independent classics at the Plaza Theatre.
Featuring a Q&A with some of Atlanta's most iconic house members: Andre Mizrahi (House of Mizrahi), Tony Revlon (House of Revlon), and Kierra Focks (House of Escada).
Free 1-min HIV testing services provided by Someone Cares LGBT & Ally Resource Center
Paris is Burning follows a group of African American and Latinx New Yorkers navigating the city's underround Ball Culture, racism, poverty, and the AIDS crisis. Featuring legends of the scene Willi Ninja, Pepper LaBeija, Octavia St. Laurent, and Venus Xtravaganza, the slang and signals of the ballroom culture have inspired generations of young queers, drag performers, and TV shows like RuPaul's Drag Race and POSE.