Essential Viewing: Pose

Whichever trailer you prefer, Pose is essential new viewing.

Pose is set in 1986 and “looks at the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe, the downtown social and literary scene and the ball culture world.”

This shows it more like a powerful documentary;

This shows it more like a heavily costumed drama;

Your homework before the show is to watch Paris is Burning, and while you’re at it see Strike a Pose if you haven’t already, the story of Madonna’s once prized dancers who were either dropped or fell from grace after prancing at the top of the dazzling summit of their careers.

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