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Vito

Author: Jeffrey SchwarzArnie KantrowitzMichael R SchiaviCharlie RussoPhilip HarrisonAll authors
Publisher: New York : First Run Features, [2013], ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On June 27, 1969, a police raid on a Greenwich Village gay bar took a surprising turn when patrons decided it was time to fight back. As a riot erupted outside the Stonewall Inn, a new era in the gay rights movement was born. Vito Russo, a twenty-three year-old film student was among the crowd. Over the next twenty years, Vito would go on to become one of the most outspoken and inspiring activists in the LGBT  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Motion pictures
Biographies
Documentary films
Feature films
History
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
Named Person: Vito Russo; Vito Russo
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Schwarz; Arnie Kantrowitz; Michael R Schiavi; Charlie Russo; Philip Harrison; David Quantic; Miriam Cutler; HBO Documentary Films.; Automat Pictures (Firm); First-Run Features (Firm)
OCLC Number: 830557761
Language Note: Closed-captioned in English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2011.
Special features include audio commentary with Jeffrey Schwarz, Arnie Kantrowitz, Michael Schiavi & Charlie Russo ; interview outtakes ; Our Time excerpts (Vito's tv show).
Credits: Editor, Philip Harrison ; director of photography, David Quantic ; music, Miriam Cutler.
Performer(s): Vito Russo.
Target Audience: OFRB rating: 14A.
Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation.
Other Titles: Life of gay rights activist Vito Russo
Responsibility: HBO Documentary Films presents ; an Automat Pictures production ; produced and directed by Jeffrey Schwarz.

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On June 27, 1969, a police raid on a Greenwich Village gay bar took a surprising turn when patrons decided it was time to fight back. As a riot erupted outside the Stonewall Inn, a new era in the gay rights movement was born. Vito Russo, a twenty-three year-old film student was among the crowd. Over the next twenty years, Vito would go on to become one of the most outspoken and inspiring activists in the LGBT community's fight for equal rights.

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