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Kiki

by Sara Jordenö Border Lines

„There is so much left to fight for.“ KIKI offers insight into the world of today’s young black LGBT community in New York, which evolved out of the Harlem ballroom scene in the 1980s. We take a look at the competitive voguing balls, watch entrants battle to win trophies and get to know the young activists and participants behind the movement. In a time when same-sex marriage is legal, many youths speak knowledgably about gender political topics. Marginalisation, however, has remained – and with it a longing for acceptance. Twenty-six years after the cult film PARIS IS BURNING, which took the ballroom movement to a broad audience, KIKI takes us back to the dance floor: an electrifying journey into the New York scene underscored with a superb soundtrack by Qween Beats.


  • Genre: DOC: Social & Human Interest
  • Country, Year: Sweden, USA, 2016
  • Runtime: 94 Min
  • Languages: English
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  • Director: Sara Jordenö
  • Cast: Chi Chi Mizrahi, Gia Marie Love, Divo Pink Lady, Izana "Zariya Mizrahi" Vidal, Christopher Waldorf, Kenneth "Symba McQueen" Soler-Rios
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  • Screenplay: Sara Jordenö, Twiggy Pucci Garçon
  • Cinematography: Naiti Gámez
  • Editor: Rasmus Ohlander
  • Sound: Tom Paul
  • Music: MikeQ
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  • Producers: Annika Rogell, Lori Cheatle
  • Co-Producers: Daniel Pynnönen & Emelie Persson, Simon Perry
  • Executive Producer: Tobias Janson
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  • Production Companies: Story AB, Hard Working Movies
  • World Sales: Films Boutique
  • www.kikimovie.com
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