Before Stonewall [videorecording] : the making of a gay and lesbian community / produced by Before Stonewall, Inc. in association with Alternative Media Information Center ; produced by Robert Rosenberg, John Scagliotti, & Greta Schiller ; directed by Greta Schiller, Robert Rosenberg.

Contributor(s): Schiller, Greta | Rosenberg, Robert, 1955- | Scagliotti, John | Brown, Rita Mae | Before Stonewall, Inc | Alternative Media Information Center (New York, N.Y.) | First-Run Features (Firm)Material type: FilmFilmPublisher number: FRF911030D | First-Run FeaturesPublication details: New York, N.Y. : First Run Features, [2004]. Description: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 6308405256; 9786308405259Other title: Making of a gay and lesbian communitySubject(s): Gay liberation movement -- United States -- History | Stonewall Riots, New York, N.Y., 1969 | Homosexuality -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Gay men -- United States -- Interviews | Lesbians -- United States -- Interviews | Homophobia -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Gay culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Gay community -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Gay activists -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Documentary films. | Historical films. | Nonfiction films. | Feature films.DDC classification: 305.906 LOC classification: HQ76.8.U5 | B446 2004Production credits: Cinematography, Jan Kraepelin, Sandi Sissel, Cathy Zheutlin; sound, Roy Ramsing, Lori Seligman, J.T. Tagaki ; editor, Bill Daughton ; consultant, Michelle Cliff ... [et al.]; executive producer, John Scagliotti.Narrator, Rita Mae Brown ; featuring Audre Lorde, Harry Hay, Barbara Gittings, Allen Ginsberg, Richard Bruce Nugent, Harry Otis, Donna Smith, Ted Rolfs, Mabel Hampton, Barbara Grier, Jim Kepner, Dr. Evelyn Hooker, Frank Kameny, Red Jordan Arobateau, Martin Duberman, Lisa Ben, Ann Bannon, Craig Rodwell, Jose Sarria, Ivy Bottini.Summary: A social history of homosexuality in America from the 1920s to 1969, showing how this group moved from a secret shame to the status of a publicly viable minority group. Tells how a group consciousness coalesced after the 1969 police raid on Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City, and the three-day riot that followed gained them national publicity and the birth of the gay movement.
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DVD DOC (1985) 2007 1 Available 240821
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DVD 2 Available in Overflow area in Librarian's office 240822

Videodisc release of the 1985 documentary film; originally produced in 1984.

Special features: Interview with Allen Ginsberg by Andrew Kopkind featuring two poems (1984); interview with Audre Lorde and Yvonne Flowers by Jewelle Gomez (Fall, 1984); "The Black Cat:/Jose Sarria" film of reunion of the Black Cat community (a San Francisco nightclub), 20 years after its closing; never before seen footage.

Cinematography, Jan Kraepelin, Sandi Sissel, Cathy Zheutlin; sound, Roy Ramsing, Lori Seligman, J.T. Tagaki ; editor, Bill Daughton ; consultant, Michelle Cliff ... [et al.]; executive producer, John Scagliotti.

Narrator, Rita Mae Brown ; featuring Audre Lorde, Harry Hay, Barbara Gittings, Allen Ginsberg, Richard Bruce Nugent, Harry Otis, Donna Smith, Ted Rolfs, Mabel Hampton, Barbara Grier, Jim Kepner, Dr. Evelyn Hooker, Frank Kameny, Red Jordan Arobateau, Martin Duberman, Lisa Ben, Ann Bannon, Craig Rodwell, Jose Sarria, Ivy Bottini.

A social history of homosexuality in America from the 1920s to 1969, showing how this group moved from a secret shame to the status of a publicly viable minority group. Tells how a group consciousness coalesced after the 1969 police raid on Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City, and the three-day riot that followed gained them national publicity and the birth of the gay movement.

DVD; Region 1; NTSC.

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