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Fabulous & Burn The House Down

Multiple

2019

106 min

French (English subtitles)

Fabulous
Audrey Jean-Baptiste / France, 2019
French with English subtitles

Lasseindra Ninja, a well-known artist from France’s voguing scene, brings her expertise to her home country of French Guyana. An uplifting exploration of self-empowerment and a stark reminder of the prejudice that French Guyana’s LGBTQ+ youth faces. This film is a powerful tribute to the capacity of voguing to change people’s lives for the better.


Burn The House Down
Giselle Bailey, Nneka Onuorah / France, 2019
French with English subtitles

As we follow the dazzling preparations for Kiddy Smile’s homecoming concert, his loyal troupe of dancers speak candidly about contemporary issues with racism, identity and queer visibility of France. A fascinating insight into the backstage solidarity and politics of the ballroom scene, this documentary explores the world of some of Paris’ most talented performers.

The Cinematheque has level access.
SCREENINGS

November 2, 2019 • 19:00

Cinemateket—Asta

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