15th September 2022|Film/TV
Set in the 1980s, ‘Pose’ is a fictional portrayal of the New York queer Ballroom scene. It became a crucial for self-expression, celebration of a marginalised community-within-a-community, and a way to take care of each other.
“Beginning in the late 20th century, Black and Latino drag queens began to organize their own pageants in opposition to racism experienced in established drag queen pageant circuits.” (source: Wikipedia)
Pose is a “groundbreaking US series about the underground world of 1980s ball culture, set at the height of the AIDS epidemic.” (source: BBC iPlayer)