Stonewall uprising [videorecording] / produced and directed by Kate Davis and David Heilbroner ; written by David Heilbroner ; a Q-Ball Productions film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH Boston.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Edited by Kate Davis ; filmed by Buddy Squires ; music composed by Gary Lionelli.
Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program The American Experience.
Based on: Stonewall : the riots that sparked the gay revolution by David Carter.
Explores the dramatic event that launched a worldwide rights movement. When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. As the streets of New York erupted into violent protests and street demonstrations, the collective anger announced that the gay rights movement had arrived.