• Single All the Way
  • Fulgor (El)
  • Bruno Reidal
  • Being
  • Small Body
  • Ney: Under the Skin
  • Cobalt Blue
  • White Noise
  • When the Dawn Comes
  • Deep Waters
  • Blurred Lines / Stambul Garden
  • Downton Abbey: A New Era
  • Lost Dog
  • Michel-le-s
  • Vênus de Nyke
  • Desire Machine
  • Homens Pink
  • Transversais
  • Wigudun, Soul of Two Spirits
  • Nun of Your Business
  • Oleanders (The)
  • Last Image (The)
  • City of Abysses (The)
  • Boy Like That (A)
  • Novice (The)
  • House of Gucci
  • Fino ad essere felici
  • Alone Time
  • Pat Rocco Dared
  • Boulevard! A Hollywood Story
  • Girl Like You
  • Pure Grit
  • Official Competition
  • Mayor Pete
  • Water Boys
  • Zip it
  • Bird Flew In (A)
  • My Heart Goes Boom!
  • Noise of Engines (The)
  • Memories of a Murderer: The Nilsen Tapes

Pier Kids

Country: USA, Language: English, 96 mins

  • Director: Elegance Bratton
  • Writer: Elegance Bratton
  • Producer: Chester Algernal Gordon

CGiii Comment

Following the path tread by Paris is Burning, through dance halls and police-filled streets, Outfest alum Elegance Bratton spent three years at NYC's Christopher Street Pier documenting its community of queer and trans kids of color. The resulting raw, immersive film captures the spirit of this new generation living on the edge of homelessness with bold visual style. By elevating stories like that of central figure Crystal LaBeija, a young trans woman named for the ballroom legend, Bratton crafts a transcendent narrative around these still hopeful, vibrant youth.


Cast & Characters

Krystal Dixon
DeSean Irby
Krystal LaBeija
Jusheem Thorne