Before & After Stonewall

Overview

Featuring Rita Mae Brown, Senator Barney Frank, Michael Bronski, and more, this fascinating documentary takes a look at the events that led to the 1969 riots following the NYPD's raid of a mafia-run gay bar, as well as the impact the riots made on the community for years afterward.
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Overview

Featuring Rita Mae Brown, Senator Barney Frank, Michael Bronski, and more, this fascinating documentary takes a look at the events that led to the 1969 riots following the NYPD's raid of a mafia-run gay bar, as well as the impact the riots made on the community for years afterward.
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Special Features

Bonus Materials include numerous Interviews and Bonus Scenes with Barney Frank, Allen Ginsberg
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/8/2010
  • UPC: 720229914321
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  • Source: First Run Features
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Time: 2:55:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 10,634

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Before Stonewall
1. Narrator Rita Mae Brown Explains Where To Look [:13]
2. The Early Days Of The 20th Century [1:30]
3. The Harlem Renaissance [7:26]
4. The Homosexual Underground Expands [3:57]
5. World War II [3:24]
6. The Post-War Period [13:55]
7. The McCarthy Days: Homosexuals = Communists [4:13]
8. The 50's [6:51]
9. The 60's [28:45]
10. The Stonewall Riots [11:56]
11. Credits [3:01]
Disc #2 -- After Stonewall
1. Opening and Funding Credits [1:27]
2. Melissa Etheridge Introduction [1:12]
3. Stonewall Riot Days [1:58]
5. Gay Men's Sexual Revolution [3:58]
4. After The Riot - Gay Power [8:15]
6. Women's Voices Are Heard [7:49]
7. Religion and Politics In the 70's [2:49]
8. Anita Bryant and The Backlash [5:41]
9. Aids and Reagan [3:33]
10. Gay Culture in the 80's [4:56]
11. Aids Activism Grows the Movement [13:43]
12. The Great March, 1987 [2:37]
13. The 90's - Culture War [7:31]
14. Clinton and "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" [5:20]
15. Gays in the Mainstream [7:29]
16. Memorials and Credits [7:38]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Before Stonewall
   Start Film
   Chapters
   Special Features
      Allen Ginsberg
      Audre Lorde
      The Black Cat / Jose Sarria
      Play All
   First Run Features
      Trailer Gallery
         The Babalmer
         Secret Things
         Venus Boyz
         The Fluffer
         The Trials Of Henry Kissinger
      For More Information Please Contact First Run Features
Disc #2 -- After Stonewall
   Start Film
   Chapters
   Special Features
      Interview with Director John Scagliotti
      Dorothy Allison and Jewelle Gomez on Vito Russo
      Armistead Maupin on PBS and the Christian Right
      Congressman Barney Frank On Post-Stonewallian Stories of Travel
      Jewelle Gomez on Poetry as a Galvanizing Force
      Dorothy Allison On Making an Alternative Family
      Play All
   Trailer Gallery
      Before Stonewall
      Dangerous Living
      Venus Boyz
      For More Information Please Contact First Run Features
   First Run Features
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