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After Stonewall: From the Riots to the Millennium

In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city's gay community. This documentary chronicles the history of lesbian and gay life and the Gay Liberation Movement from the riots at Stonewall to the end of the century. Captures the hard work, struggles, tragic defeats and exciting victories experienced since then. It explores how AIDS changed the direction of the movement. Special features: Interview with director John Scagliotti; Dorothy Allison & Jewelle Gomez on Vito Russo; Armistead Maupin on PBS and the Christian Right; Barney Frank on Post-Stonewallian stories of travel; Jewelle Gomez on poetry as a galvanizing force; Dorothy Allison on making an alternative family; trailer gallery. Produced and written by John Scagliotti. 1999. 88 min. Online Access through LFLFC and Kanopy.