How do I look [videorecording] : from fantasy to reality / Art from the Heart presents ; director/producer, Wolfgang Busch.

Contributor(s): Busch, Wolfgang | Aviance, Kevin | Field, Patricia | Musto, Michael, 1955- | LaBeija, Pepper, 1950-2003 | Ninja, Willi | Africa, Tracy | Omni, Kevin | St. Laurent, Octavia | Art from the Heart LLCMaterial type: FilmFilmPublication details: [Astoria, N.Y.] : Art from the Heart LLC, c2006. Description: 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inOther title: From fantasy to realitySubject(s): Drag balls -- New York (State) -- New York -- History | Cross-dressers -- New York (State) -- New York | Gays -- New York (State) -- New York | Dance -- Competitions -- New York (State) -- New York | Fashion shows -- New York (State) -- New YorkGenre/Form: Feature films. | Documentary films. | Nonfiction films.DDC classification: 793/.3/086/6 LOC classification: GV1749.5 | .H69 2006Production credits: Cinematographer, Wolfgang Busch ; editors, Wolfgang Busch, Gregg Paine, Aaron enigma, Darryl Hell."Special appearances:" Kevin Aviance, Patricia Field, Michael Musto.Summary: A documentary capturing the Harlem "Ball" traditions that originated in the 70's, historical offshoots of the Harlem "Drag Balls" of the 20's. Because of the loss of hundreds of members of the "Ball" community due to the HIV epidemic, How Do I Look records an important aspect of its history and legacy. Focuses primarily on the icons and legends Pepper Labeija, Willi Ninja, Tracy Africa, Kevin Omni and Octavia St. Laurent, who took their talents outside the "Ball" community successfully and opened many doors for their community. Some aspects will be familiar from the documentary "Paris is Burning," as well as those know Madonna's "Vogue" video and "Truth or Dare" film.
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Special features: Vogue history; music video; trailers.

"Special appearances:" Kevin Aviance, Patricia Field, Michael Musto.

Cinematographer, Wolfgang Busch ; editors, Wolfgang Busch, Gregg Paine, Aaron enigma, Darryl Hell.

A documentary capturing the Harlem "Ball" traditions that originated in the 70's, historical offshoots of the Harlem "Drag Balls" of the 20's. Because of the loss of hundreds of members of the "Ball" community due to the HIV epidemic, How Do I Look records an important aspect of its history and legacy. Focuses primarily on the icons and legends Pepper Labeija, Willi Ninja, Tracy Africa, Kevin Omni and Octavia St. Laurent, who took their talents outside the "Ball" community successfully and opened many doors for their community. Some aspects will be familiar from the documentary "Paris is Burning," as well as those know Madonna's "Vogue" video and "Truth or Dare" film.

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