Heat of the Moment: Stonewall (15) + intro

Heat of the Moment: Stonewall (15) + intro

This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 22nd Aug 2019

A screening, marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, of the BBC drama-documentary about the run-up to the night of queer protest.

Nigel Finch’s fictionalised account of the lead-up to the 1969 Stonewall riots, the rebellion that occurred when the gay and trans clientele of the Stonewall Inn fought back when the bar was raided by the police, remains a powerful drama.

Unlike Roland Emmerich’s notorious 2015 film about the riots, Finch and screenwriter Rikki Beadle-Blair focus on the queer people of colour who resisted, sparking the Gay Liberation Movement. Finch’s film stars gay actors in gay roles, a rarity at the time it was made, and is a must-see for anyone with an interest in queer history.

The introduction will be given by Barbican and season curator, Alex Davidson.

Cost: £12.60


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2019-08-22 2019-08-22 Europe/London Heat of the Moment: Stonewall (15) + intro A screening, marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, of the BBC drama-documentary about the run-up to the night of queer protest. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/08/22/heat-of-the-moment-stonewall-15-intro-208911 Barbican Centre,Silk Street, London, London,

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Silk Street, London,
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EC2Y 8DS

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