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: Before Stonewall / Alternative Media Information Center / Corporation for Public Broadcasting., 2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Narrator, Rita Mae Brown ; featuring Audre Lorde, Harry Hay, Barbara Gittings, Allen Ginsberg ... [et al.].

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: History
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
OCLC Number: 1263599484
Notes: Documentary.
Videodisc release of the 1985 documentary film; originally produced in 1984.
Includes: 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.
Description: DVD (87 min) : col. with b&w sequences.
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.

Abstract:

Narrator, Rita Mae Brown ; featuring Audre Lorde, Harry Hay, Barbara Gittings, Allen Ginsberg ... [et al.].

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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