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Author: Jennie LivingstonDorian CoreyPepper LabeijaVenus XtravaganzaMiramax Films.All authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A documentary about the young homosexual men of Harlem who originated "voguing" and turned these stylized dance competitions into glittering expressions of fierce personal pride. A story of street-wise urban survival, gay self-affirmation, and the pursuit of a desperate dream.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jennie Livingston; Dorian Corey; Pepper Labeija; Venus Xtravaganza; Miramax Films.; Off White Productions, Inc.; Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0788861492 9780788861499
OCLC Number: 1037460882
Language Note: Optional subtitles in Spanish.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Special features: feature commentary by Jennie Livingston, director/producer; Willie Ninja, Mother, House of Ninja; Freddie Pendavis, House of Pendavis and Jonathan Oppenheim, editor; never-before-seen outtakes.
Credits: Cinematographer, Paul Gibson ; editor, Jonathan Oppenheim.
Cast: Dorian Corey, Pepper Labeija, Venus Xtravaganza, Octavia St. Laurent, Willi Ninja.
Awards: Winner of Grand Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival ; Winner, New York Film Critics Circle ; Winner, National Society of Film Critics.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for language and sexuality.
Description: 1 videodisc (76 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: 1. The ball circuit --
2. Live the fantasy --
3. Categories --
4. House & family --
5. Mother --
6. Reading & voguing --
7. Opulence --
8. Supermodel --
9. Working girls --
10. Complete woman --
11. Hooray for you --
12. Coda.
Responsibility: Miramax Films ; a production of Off White Productions, Inc. ; produced and directed by Jennie Livingston.

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A documentary about the young homosexual men of Harlem who originated "voguing" and turned these stylized dance competitions into glittering expressions of fierce personal pride. A story of street-wise urban survival, gay self-affirmation, and the pursuit of a desperate dream.

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