When We Rise (2017 - )

When We Rise


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Academy-Award winner Dustin Lance Black executive produces this miniseries chronicling the real-life personal and political struggles, setbacks, and triumphs of diverse LGBT activists who played integral roles in pioneering their leg of the U.S. civil rights movement from its infancy. The story focuses on AIDS and LGBT rights champion Cleve Jones, women's rights leader Roma Guy and her wife, Diane, African-American community organizer Ken Jones, and transgender activist Celia Chung, following them from the Stonewall riots in 1969 through the AIDS epidemic of the '80s and beyond.

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Cast & Crew

Guy Pearce
Cleve Jones
Austin P. McKenzie
Younger Cleve Jones
Jonathan Majors
Younger Ken Jones
Emily Skeggs
Younger Roma Guy
Fiona Dourif
Younger Diane
Dustin Lance Black
Executive Producer
Laurence Mark
Executive Producer
Bruce Cohen
Executive Producer
Gus Van Sant
Executive Producer
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