Before Stonewall: Film Guide

Before Stonewall
Before Stonewall




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LGBTQ History Month
1 February - 1 March

A film guide that looks at Before Stonewall (1984), a seminal documentary charting the history of the LGBT community before the Stonewall riots of 1969 in New York. 

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Citizenship, History and Media Studies in addition to highlighting themes surrounding community, equality, LGBT life and World War Two.

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  • Citizenship
  • History
  • Media Studies

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