Gay USA: Snapshots of 1970s LGBT Resistance (DVD)



Stepping out of the sixties and in the wake of the Stonewall Riots, (considered the birth of the modern LGBTQIA+ liberation movement), the 1970s would prove to be a decade energized by queer activism, political and social change and pride. Celebrating such a vitally important legacy, this collection of gay protest and parade films is an essential multifaceted document of a period of revolution and jubilation.Heading this essential set is the incredibly poignant and mesmerizing feature documentaryGay USA(1977)from pioneering gay filmmaker Arthur J. Bressan, Jr. (Forbidden Letters(1979),Buddies(1985)). Bressan, Jr. documents aspects of the gay rights movement during the year of 1977 capturing the intersections of diversity in queer life; from vox pop style interviews with lesbian feminists, street drag queens, and straight allies to taking a look at the fight against notorious homophobe Anita Bryant and her "Save Our Children" campaign. Conversations with dedicated gay activists and indi

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Format DVD
Release Date Feb 27, 2024
Genre Documentary, Uncategorized
Actors N/A
Director Arthur J. Bressan, Jr., Wakefield Poole, Lilli Vincenz, Ronald Chase, Sharon Hayes & Kate Millett
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