After Stonewall [videorecording] : from the riots to the millennium /
producer/writer, John Scagliotti.
New York, NY : First Run Features, [2005?]
1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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New York, NY : First Run Features, [2005?]
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Co-producers/archival directors, Janet W. Baus, Dan Hunt ; executive producers, Vic Basile, John Scagliotti.
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Originally released in 1999.
Special features: Interview with director John Scagliotti; Dorothy Allison & Jewelle Gomez on Vito Russo; Armistead Maupin on PBS and the Christian Right; Barney Frank on Post-Stonewallian stories of travel; Jewelle Gomez on poetry as a galvanizing force; Dorothy Allison on making an alternative family; trailer gallery.
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Narrator: Melissa Etheridge ; featuring: Dorothy Allison, Michael Bronski, Rita Mae Brown, Barney Frank, Barbara Gittings, Arnie Kantrowitz, Larry Karmer, Craig Lucas, Armistead Maupin, Leslea Newman, Barbara Smith.
In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city's gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the Gay Liberation Movement had begun. Chronicles the history of lesbian and gay life from the riots at Stonewall to the end of the century. Captures the hard work, struggles, tragic defeats and exciting victories experienced since then. It explores how AIDS literally changed the direction of the movement.
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MPAA rating: Not rated.
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DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.

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