The Screaming Queens, “The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria”: Heritage and Awareness Film Series
Student Life is happy to announce their Heritage and Awareness Film Series for Fall 2013. Each month, we will display and discuss films pertaining to cultural, gender and heritage identity.
Films are held on Thursdays in the Chittenden Bank Room on the fourth floor of the Davis Center. Screening starts at noon followed by an informal discussion.
The Screaming Queens: “The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria”
The EMMY award winning documentary, 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. [Run time: 60 minutes]
**Free lunch is provided.