Stonewall Uprising Reviews

August 17, 2010
For a movie about a groundbreaking gay rebellion, Stonewall Uprising plays it much too straight.
July 9, 2010
More than half of the documentary isn't about Stonewall at all, which makes for a frustrating 49-minute wait until the uprising begins to rise up.
June 16, 2010
The story of how, in 1969, gays and lesbians fought the cops at Greenwich Village's Stonewall Inn ... is told thoroughly but without much passion, humor, rowdiness, or smut.
June 16, 2010
Stonewall Uprising commits an unfortunate revisionism: Every person interviewed in the doc refocuses that legendary civil disobedience at the Stonewall Inn as a homogeneously white, mostly male memory. Stonewall Uprising's history is gentrified history.
June 15, 2010
The memories of those who were definitely there during those momentous days in late June are undeniably powerful... But are their voices best served by the messy documentary in which they appear?