The Resource Screaming Queens : The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria

Screaming Queens : The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria

Label
Screaming Queens : The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria
Title
Screaming Queens
Title remainder
The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria
Contributor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
EMMY Award-winning Screaming Queens tells the little-known story of the first known act of collective, violent resistance to the social oppression of queer people in the United States - a 1966 riot in San Francisco's impoverished Tenderloin neighborhood, three years before the famous gay riot at New York's Stonewall Inn. Screaming Queens introduces viewers to street queens, cops and activist civil rights ministers who recall the riot and paint a vivid portrait of the wild transgender scene in 1960s San Francisco. Integrating the riot's story into the broader fabric of American life, the documentary connects the event to urban renewal, anti-war activism, civil rights and sexual liberation. With enticing archival footage and period music, this unknown story is dramatically brought back to life. Screaming Queens is a production of Victor Silverman and Susan Stryker produced in association with ITVS and KQED, with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Cataloging source
NZEN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Frameline in 2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stryker, Susan
  • Silverman, Victor
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
56
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  • Transgender people
  • Gay liberation movement
  • Tenderloin (San Francisco, Calif.)
Technique
live action
Label
Screaming Queens : The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 57 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, stereo., sound, color
Publisher number
1132475
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)909735305
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Screaming Queens : The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 57 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, stereo., sound, color
Publisher number
1132475
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)909735305
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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