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movie is that it is both formal and informal. For example, when conducting personal interviews, the camera is mostly stationary while the subjects answer questions and talk about their lives. However, we also see during the balls authentic people’s reactions as well as in group interviews like in the park. There are also some scenes where we see the subjects preparing for a ball putting makeup on, sewing clothes, or even ironing while still conducting the interviews. Another aspect that made the film engaging was the editing. As mentioned earlier, there were over 70 hours of footage and Livingston had to reduce it into 1hr and 16 minutes where I believe that the scenes chosen accomplished the job. Details like putting the name of the person being interviewed on a black screen before showing them or while introducing the ball categories was also a nice touch as part of the editing to introduce each subject. I felt like the film went by pretty quickly, maybe because I was engaged in the interviews. It was very interesting to explore about the black homosexual and transgender community and
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Juliao 3 how they felt as outcasts in the society during the 80s. However, they maintained strong together, just like the previous film watches “Style Wars”, where the graffiti artists supported each other and built up a community. I think that what I enjoyed most about the movie was the way it was made. Diving into people’s lives in order to expose how these minorities face society on a day to
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