Release Date: June 16th, 2010
Not Yet Rated |1 hr 22 minPlot 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.
An evocative overview of anti-gay hysteria in the 1960s, a period when homosexuality was illegal in every state except Illinois. show more
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
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