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Release Date: June 16th, 2010

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
In June 1969, a police raid on New York's Stonewall Inn sparks a three-day riot that leads to the gay-rights movement.

Director: Kate Davis, David Heilbroner

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: First Run

Ratings & Reviews

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  • For an event of such seismic social importance in the modern era, the 1969 Stonewall riots went shockingly undocumented. Almost no archival footage exists, which gives Kate Davis and David Heilbroner's documentary feature Stonewall Uprising the frustrating air of an oral history lesson. But it's a vitally important one nonetheless. show more

  • An evocative overview of anti-gay hysteria in the 1960s, a period when homosexuality was illegal in every state except Illinois. show more

  • The film gracefully telescopes a lot of information in its brief running time. show more

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