Before Stonewall : the making of a gay and lesbian community (DVD video, 2009) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Before Stonewall : the making of a gay and lesbian community

Before Stonewall : the making of a gay and lesbian community

Author: John ScagliottiGreta SchillerRobert RosenbergRita Mae BrownAudre LordeAll authors
Publisher: [U.K.] : Peccadillo Pictures, 2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : English : 25th anniversary edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Traces the social, political and cultural history of homosexuality in America from the 1920s to 1969; the beginning of the Gay Liberation Movement after a police raid on Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City; and the three-day riot that followed.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Scagliotti; Greta Schiller; Robert Rosenberg; Rita Mae Brown; Audre Lorde; Harry Hay; Barbara Gittings; Allen Ginsberg; Bill Daughton; Andrew Kopkind; Yvonne Flowers; Jewelle Gomez; Before Stonewall, Inc.; Alternative Media Information Center (New York, N.Y.); Corporation for Public Broadcasting.; First-Run Features (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1110376956
Notes: Documentary.
Videodisc release of the 1985 documentary film; originally produced in 1984.
Special features: Interview with Allen Ginsberg by Andrew Kopkind featuring two poems (1984); Interview with Audre Lord and Yvonne Flowers by Jewel Gomez (Fall, 1984); "The Black Cat:/Jose Sarria" film of reunion of the Black Cat community (a San Francisco nightclub), 20 years after its closing.
Credits: Archival research director, Andrea Weiss ; editor, Bill Daughton ; cinematographers, Jan Kraepelin, Sandi Sissel, Cathy Zheutlin.
Performer(s): Narrator, Rita Mae Brown ; featuring Audre Lorde, Harry Hay, Barbara Gittings, Allen Ginsberg [and others].
Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD 9 for all regions. PAL. Dolby Digital 2.0.
Contents: Extras include Panel discussion; interviews with Allen Ginsberg and Audre Lord
Other Titles: Making of a gay and lesbian community
Gay and lesbian community
Responsibility: executive producer, John Scagliotti ; director, Greta Schiller ; co-director, Robert Rosenberg ; producers, Robert Rosenberg, John Scagliotti, Greta Schiller ; produced by Before Stonewall, Inc. in association with Alternative Media Information Center ; Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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Traces the social, political and cultural history of homosexuality in America from the 1920s to 1969; the beginning of the Gay Liberation Movement after a police raid on Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City; and the three-day riot that followed.
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