their stories are our stories
Paris Is Burning (1990)
Starring: Legendary houses and their legendary children
The category is: ICONIC. Filmed in the mid-to-late 1980s, Paris is Burning is a documentary film chronicling the ballroom culture of New York City and the African American, Latinx, gay, and transgender communities involved in it.
Winner of a GLAAD Media Award
Certified fresh 98% score on Rotten Tomatoes.
This film is a collaborative event with Cincinnati Black Pride. After the film, we invite our audience to join both organizations for a talkback discussion unpacking this iconic film. We also invite our audience and followers to follow and support Cincinnati Black Pride for their week of events beginning Wednesday, June 16. Learn more about their organization and events at our collaborative screening.
Tickets will soon be available in person through the Esquire Box Office and we will be following the most up-to-date Ohio COVID safety protocols* as of June 2021.
*As of this post, the theatre is filling at 25% capacity to ensure the safety of their guests and ours. For the most updated information, visit their website
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Esquire, Mariemont & Kenwood Theatres, Esquire: 320 Ludlow Ave; Mariemont: 6906 Wooster Pk; Kenwood 7815 Kenwood Rd, Cincinnati, United States