Senior Films and Discussion
12:45 PM - 3:30 PM Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Citywide Senior Center
806 Massachusetts Ave.
Vincent McCarthy, firstname.lastname@example.org, 617-349-6220
Film & Discussion
(2015) is a drama about a fictional young man caught up during the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Danny Winters is forced to leave behind friends and loved ones when he is kicked out of his parent’s home and flees to New York. Alone in Greenwich Village, homeless and destitute, he befriends a group of street kids who soon introduce him to the local watering hole, The Stonewall Inn; however, this shady, mafia-run club is far from a safe-haven. As Danny and his friends experience discrimination, endure atrocities and are repeatedly harassed by the police, we see tension begin to build. This emotion runs through Danny and the entire community of young gays, lesbians and drag queens who populate the Stonewall Inn and erupts in a storm of anger. With the toss of a single brick, a riot ensues and a crusade for equality is born.
This is The 50th Anniversary of Stonewall.
Discussion will follow.
Program is for Seniors 60+
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