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Stonewall : the making of a gay and lesbian community.

Author: John ScagliottiGreta SchillerRobert RosenbergJanet BausDan HuntAll authors
Publisher: New York : First Run Features, [2010?].
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : 25th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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Before Stonewall chronicles through interviews and historical footage the social, political and cultural history of homosexuality in America from the 1920s through 1969. Covers many of the milestones in the fight for gay acceptance and equal rights, culminating in the 1969 riots following the police raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village. After Stonewall traces the gay liberation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Anthology films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Scagliotti; Greta Schiller; Robert Rosenberg; Janet Baus; Dan Hunt; Andrew Podell; Susan Walsh; Vic Basile; Rita Mae Brown; Harry Hay; Barbara Gittings; Armistead Maupin; Melissa Etheridge; Larry Kramer; Sheila James Kuehl; Harvey Milk; Andrea Weiss; Bill Daughton; Jan Kraepelin; Sandi Sissel; Cathy Zheutlin; Don DiNicola; Isabelle De Rezende; Allen Ginsberg; Andrew Kopkind; Audre Lorde; Yvonne Flowers; Jewelle Gomez; Vito Russo; Lily Tomlin; Dorothy Allison; Barney Frank; Michael Bronski; First-Run Features (Firm); Before Stonewall, Inc.; After Stonewall (Firm); Center for Independent Documentary.; Corporation for Public Broadcasting.; Alternative Media Information Center (New York, N.Y.)
OCLC Number: 643131407
Notes: Two documentary films.
Collective title from container.
"Funding for this program was provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting."
Before Stonewall originally released in 1984 by Before Stonewall, Inc.
After Stonewall originally released in 1999 by After Stonewall, Inc.
Special features Disc 1: 1984 Interview with Allen Ginsberg by journalist Andrew Kopkind featuring two poems ("Sleeping with Kerouac" and "on the ordinariness of homosexuality"); Interview with Audre Lord and Yvonne Flowers by author Jewel Gomez (Fall, 1984); "The Black Cat:/Jose Sarria" film of the reunion of 1950's Black Cat Café community (a San Francisco nightclub) in 1983, 20 years after its closing.
Special features Disc 2: Interview with director John Scagliotti; Tribute to Vito Russo by Lily Tomlin, Dorothy Allison and Jewelle Gomez (from director John Scagliotti's series "In the Life"; Armistead Maupin on PBS selling out to the Christian right; Congressman Barney Frank on post-Stonewallian stories of travel; Jewelle Gomez on poetry as a galvanizing force, and her relationship with poet Audre Lorde; Author Dorothy Allison on making an alternative family in the late twentieth century.
Credits: Disc 1, Before Stonewall: archival research director, Andrea Weiss ; editor, Bill Daughton ; cinematographers, Jan Kraepelin, Sandi Sissel, Cathy Zheutlin.
Disc 2, After Stonewall: music, Don DiNicola ; archival researcher, Isabelle de Rezende.
Performer(s): Disc 1: narrator, Rita Mae Brown ; featuring Harry Hay, Barbara Gittings, Armistead Maupin ... [et al.].
Disc 2: narrator, Melissa Etheridge ; featuring Larry Kramer, Sheila James Kuehl, Harvey Milk ... [et al.].
Description: 2 videodiscs (175 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC ; full screen.
Contents: Before Stonewall / 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. (1984; 87 min.) --
After Stonewall / producer/writer, John Scagliotti ; co-producers/archival directors, Janet W. Baus, Dan Hunt ; writer/historical researcher, Andrew Podell ; produced in association with the Center for Independent Documentary, Susan Walsh ; executive producers, Vic Basile, John Scagliotti (1999; 88 min.). Disc 1, Before Stonewall: 1. Narrator Rita Mae Brown explains where to look --
2. The early days of the 20th century --
3. The Harlem Renaissance --
4. The homosexual underground expands --
5. World War II --
6. The post-war period --
7. The McCarthy days : homsexuals = communists --
8. The 50's --
9. The 60's --
10. The Stonewall riots --
11. Credits Disc 2, After Stonewall: 1. Opening and funding credits --
2. Melissa Etheridge introduction --
3. Stonewall Riot days --
4. After the riot - gay power --
5. Gay men's sexual revolution --
6. Women's voices are heard --
7. Religion and politics in the 70's --
8. Anita Bryant and the backlash --
9. AIDS and Regan --
10. Gay culture in the 80's --
11. AIDS activism grows the movement --
12. The great march, 1987 --
13. The 90's - culture war --
14. Clinton and "Don't ask, don't tell" --
15. Gays in the mainstream --
16. Memorials and credits
Other Titles: Making of a gay and lesbian community
Gay and lesbian community
Before after Stonewall :
Before & after Stonewall
Before Stonewall (Motion picture)
After Stonewall (Motion picture)

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Before Stonewall chronicles through interviews and historical footage the social, political and cultural history of homosexuality in America from the 1920s through 1969. Covers many of the milestones in the fight for gay acceptance and equal rights, culminating in the 1969 riots following the police raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village. After Stonewall traces the gay liberation movement in America from the 1969 Stonewall riots through the 1990s capturing the hard work, tragic defeats and exciting victories experienced. Also explores how AIDS changed the direction of the movement.

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