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Movies Under the Stars: Stonewall Uprising

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.

Celebrate Pride with NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment!

This screening will be an official event of the first WorldPride in the United States, in conjunction with 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising.

When police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City on June 28, 1969, the streets erupted into violent protests that lasted for six days. Stonewall Uprising, a film from PBS AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, tells the story of the Stonewall Riots, a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement. Filmmakers Kate Davis and David Heilbroner will be in attendance.

This movie is sponsored by NYC Parks, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, NYC Pride and WGBH.

Know Before You Go
Grab a blanket or towel and come enjoy a movie in the park. Movies began at dusk. Glass bottles and alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited. You should arrive before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Location

Washington Square Arch in Washington Square Park Accessible
Manhattan
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Washington Square Arch in Washington Square Park Address: Washington Square North, New York, NY 10012

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

NYC Parks, Manhattan Recreation

Contact Number

212-360-3300

Categories

Accessible, Film, History, LGBTQ Pride Month, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

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