Leave It on the Floor

Musik, Tanz, Theater
Queer
| 106 min
English
| German

Inspired by the docu “Paris Is Burning,” it describes Los Angeles’ vibrant underground ballroom scene, where black men find confidence through fierce. "Inspired by the vogueing sensation featured in “Paris Is Burning,” LEAVE IT ON THE FLOOR describes Los Angeles’ vibrant underground ballroom scene, where black men find confidence through fierce — and fiercely competitive — fashion shows. Though the film trades heavily in melodramatic cliches, “Floor” excels at capturing its milieu, offering positive, high-energy escapism." (Variety) Director Sheldon Larry won over Beyonce Knowles' chief choreographer Frank Gatson, Jr (The Pink Panther and Disney's Hercules) as well as the composers Glenn Gaylord and Kim Burse for his film.