Paris is Burning

I just finished this film today after my classes, and I have to say I loved it. I highly recommend it. It’s fierce. It’s fabulous, and it’s real. The film also had a great way of making you connect with these people, and learning their hopes and dreams. So naturally, I started to look them up to see if they’d achieved their dreams or what they’re doing now. What’s so strange is the sadness I felt when I discovered that many of them have passed away. I didn’t know them personally, but I wanted to see them to succeed in their goals. That is something to be said of the filmmakers and the people represented. They captured their essence and what the queens wanted to project so well that I felt as if I knew them. I won’t spoil it for you, just in case you decide to watch it; but the entire film was inspirational and informative. Check it out! It’s even on Netflix! πŸ˜€


There is such an air of celebration of self, and others that I really want to explore further. Stay tuned.