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Vito

Every revolution needs a voice.
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Overview

Genre
Biography, Cultural History, Minorities, Human Rights, and Politics
Synopsis

In the aftermath of Stonewall, a newly politicized Vito Russo found his voice as a gay activist and critic of LGBT representation in the media. He went on to write “The Celluloid Closet,” the first book to critique Hollywood’s portrayals of gays on screen. During the AIDS crisis in the 1980s, Vito became a passionate advocate for justice via the newly formed ACT UP, before his death in 1990.

Stage
finished
Running time
93 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Automat Pictures, HBO Documentary Films
Country
United States

Distribution Details

Release year
2011
Festivals
New York Film Festival - World Premiere
Language
English

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