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Before Stonewall

1h30m USA/UK 1985


New York City's Stonewall Inn is regarded by many as the site of gay and lesbian liberation since it was at this bar that drag queens fought back against police June 27-28, 1969. This documentary uses extensive archival film, movie clips and personal recollections to construct an audiovisual history of the gay community before the Stonewall riots.


Country: USA, UK
Language: English
Director: Greta Schiller, Robert Rosenberg
Cast: Rita Mae Brown, Maua Adele Ajanaku, Red Jordan Arobateau
Awards: Turin International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 1984 - Festival's Plate, Berlin International Film Festival 1985, Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival 2009

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