Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival - Vito

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 3:30pm

VITO Director: Jeffrey SchwarzUSA 2011 - 93 min.| Documentary, Gay, Political, Activism In the aftermath of Stonewall, a newly politicized Vito Russo found his voice as a gay activist and critic of LGBT representation in the media. He went on to write “The Celluloid Closet,” the first book to critique Hollywood’s portrayals of gays on screen. During the AIDS crisis in the 1980s, Vito became a passionate advocate for justice via the newly formed ACT UP, before his death in 1990.

Organization: 
Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Location: 
Regal Cinema South Beach
Lincoln and Alton Streets
Miami Beach , FL 33139
United States
Phone: 305-751-6305