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New York is Burning

06/26/2021 | 9m 39s | Video has closed captioning.

To honor the 30th anniversary of "Paris is Burning," the seminal documentary about the New York drag ball scene, Works & Process commissions "New York Is Burning," produced by Omari Wiles, a legend within the ballroom community. With the premiere postponed due to the pandemic, Wiles and his company Les Ballet Afrik head to the Hudson Valley for bubble residencies to finish the work.

Aired: 06/26/21

Rating: NR

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