Back to the “Stonewall Rebellion”

I would like to go back to the “Stonewall Rebellion” for a quick moment, as I found a very relevant and great documentary dealing with the issue, which I would like to recommend. When going through Netflix yesterday, I discovered a documentary from 2010 dealing with the Stonewall Rebellion. The documentary features lots of archival footage from the incident, as well as interviews with people who were present on June 28, 1968 at the Stonewall Inn in New York. The film is titled “Stonewall Uprising” and is distributed by PBS.

“Through eyewitness interviews and archival footage, documentary filmmakers Kate Davis and David Heilbroner recapture a pivotal moment in time that mobilized a generation of gay activists and marked the dawn of the modern Gay Rights Movement. Much like Rosa Parks’s symbolic refusal to move to the back of the bus, gay bar patrons’ refusal to comply with a police raid at Greenwich Village’s Stonewall Inn in 1969 would change the course of history” (

–>   (link to a short trailer on


About MaxMann

I am a Mass Media student at California State University San Marcos and this blog is part of an idependent study research project.
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