Paris is Burning (1990)

Date/Time: Tuesday, Apr 2 | 2–3:10pm
Admission: Free in conjunction with Free First Tuesdays.
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About the Program

Delve into New York City’s vibrant 1980s drag scene, with glamorous balls, costumes, and Vogueing. Artist Kehinde Wiley claims this film as an early aesthetic influence on his work (71 min, 1990). Presented in conjunction with Kehinde Wiley | The World Stage: Israel.

Free in conjunction with Free First Tuesdays.



Free First Tuesdays are made possible by the Alexander M. & June L. Maisin Foundation of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund and The John & Marcia Goldman Foundation.


Public Programs and New Media Initiatives at the CJM are made possible with lead support from The Jim Joseph Foundation. Major support has been provided by the Leavitt Family and supporting sponsorship comes from The Toole Family Charitable Foundation, David B. Gold Foundation, and Alyse Mason Brill and Nathan Brill.



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