25 years after Paris Is Burning introduced the art of voguing to the world, Kiki revisits New York City’s thriving underground ballroom scene.
New York City’s Underground Ballroom Scene: It’s a larger-than-life world in which LGBTQ youths of color are empowered by staging elaborate dance competitions that showcase their dynamic choreography, fabulous costumes, and fierce attitude. It’s also a safe haven for struggling, at-risk teens who find acceptance, support, and friendship within the Kiki community. Granted intimate access to the scene, filmmaker Sara Jordenö introduces viewers to some of Kiki culture’s most prominent personalities, going beyond the glamour of the balls to highlight the serious challenges facing queer black and Latino young people.
“Wonderfully alive and original…” – Los Angeles Times
“Artistic and thought-provoking.” Filmmaker Magazine
“Exhilarating.” – New York Times
“Joyous and genuinely inspiring.” – Vanity Fair Magazine
Director: Sara Jordenö
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