• Stonewall Uprising (2010)

Stonewall Uprising

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Mark JenkinsNPR

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

  • 80
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    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

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    The film's final words are simple and to the point, and come from the retired cop, Seymour Pine: "You knew they broke the law, but what kind of law was that?" show more

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