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Jennie Livingston

Jennie Livingston is a director and writer, known for Paris Is Burning (1990), Pose (2018) and Who's the Top? (2005). See full bio »

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Known For

Paris Is Burning Producer
Pose Producer
Who's the Top? Producer
Hotheads Producer


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  Earth Camp One (Documentary) (post-production)
 2019 Pose (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Blow (2019)
 2006 Through the Ice (Short)
 2005 Who's the Top? (Short)
 1993 Hotheads (Short)
 1990 Paris Is Burning (Documentary)
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[on the making of her documentary, Paris Is Burning] I stepped into a community where people were geniuses at becoming themselves, geniuses at using words and far beyond brilliant at using dance forms to express themselves. Their self-invention was such a complex cultural commentary. It questioned what America is and proved the political power of creating identity. It was a story that touched me,... See more »


Attended NYU/Tisch School of the Arts. See more »

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