Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Gay Pioneers

Year: 2004
Country: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 30 minutes

Gay Pioneers is the story of the first homosexual civil rights demonstrations staged annually in Philadelphia, New York and Washington, DC from 1965-69, prior to Stonewall. Gay Pioneers braids archival footage from these early demonstrations; files from the FBI obtained under the Freedom of Information Act and on-camera interviews of the pioneers.

Glenn Holsten

Malcolm Lazin

Principal Cast
Barbara Gittings, Frank Kameny, Lilli Vicenz

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