Menu
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Reel Queer Watches… Stonewall Uprising

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, we’re screening the PBS documentary Stonewall Uprising.

“In the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in the Greenwich Village section of New York City. Such raids were not unusual in the late 1960s, an era when homosexual sex was illegal in every state but Illinois. That night, however, the street erupted into violent protests and demonstrations that lasted for the next six days.

The Stonewall riots, as they came to be known, marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement in the United States and around the world.”

This film is unrated and has a runtime of 1 hour and 23 minutes.

 

FacebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmailFacebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Details

Date:
June 13
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Venue

Robbins Library Community Room
700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
781/316/3200
Website:
https://www.robbinslibrary.org