For Stonewall Uprising

Written by
David Heilbroner

Based on
Stonewall: The Riots that Sparked the Gay Revolution
by David Carter

Directed by
Kate Davis
David Heilbroner

In Memory Of
Raymond Castro
Seymour Pine 

Edited by
Kate Davis 

Produced by
Kate Davis
David Heilbroner

Filmed by
Buddy Squires

Music Composed by
Gary Lionelli

Associate Producer and Advisor
Eric Marcus

Recreation Still Photography
Heather Gude

Additional Camera
Kate Davis

Additional Still Photography
Eric Marcus

Sound Recordist
David Heilbroner

Camera Assistant
Kitama Seeger Jackson

Archival Research
Dana Kirchoff
Michael Dolan

David Carter

Archival Advisor
Katherine Linton

Technical Advisors
Chris Mara
Franco Sacchi

Tim D'Amico

Additional Animation and Effects
Jorge Garcia-Spitz
Quentin Heilbroner
Chris Mara

Production Assistants
Alexis Charizopolis
Charles Harris

Technical Support
Obie Benz

Alexis Charizopolis
Katrina Heilbroner
Alexandra Meryash Nikolchev

Post Production Facility
PostWorks NY

Post Production Producer
Mike Ashburn

On-Line Editors
Mike Nuget
Andy Frielingsdorf

Ira Schweitzer

Sound Design
Ira Spiegel

Assistant Sound Editor
Daniel Fulton

Re-Recording Mixer
Tom Efinger

Audio Mix Assistant
Jeff Seelye

Audio Mix Facility
Dig It Audio, Inc.

Reenactment Actors
Paul Bosche
John DiGiacomo
Dana Gaiser
Noah Goldman
J. Michael Grey
David Huggins
Louis Mandelbaum
Leroy S. Mobley
Samual Murkofsky
Alfredo del Rio

Heather Gude
Georgie Castle

Archival Still and Motion Images Courtesy of
ABCNEWS VideoSource
BBC Worldwide Americas
Martin Boyce
David Carter
Raymond Castro
Daily News
Danny Garvin
Getty Images
Historic Films
Jerry Hoose
ITN Source
Giles Kotcher
Bettye Lane
Tommy Lanigan-Schmidt
National History Archive, LGBT Community Center
Linton Media
Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives
MacDonald & Associates
National Archives and Records Administration
NBC News Archives
Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen Gay History Papers and Photographs, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
Diana Davies Photographs, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
The New York Times / Redux Pictures
John O'Brien
Oddball Film + Video, San Francisco
"Daybreak Express" by D.A. Pennebaker courtesy of Pennebaker Hegedus Films
Suzanne Poli
Producers Library
Fred Sargeant
Martha Shelley
Lilli M. Vincenz
Doric Wilson
WPA Film Library

Thanks to
David Alpert
American Airlines
Marc Aubin
Martha Babcock
Sophie Cabott Black
Dan Bodner
Hugh Bush
Tom Caruso
Colonial House
Doug Cramer
Liz Davis
Joe DeCola
Marjorie Duffield
Evan Eames
Barak Goodman
Ellen Goosenberg
Geordie, Liam and Theo Gude
Amber Hall
Jeremiah Hawkins
Robin Haueter
In the Life
Judith Kuchar
Alan Lechner
Lester Senior Housing Community, Jewish Community Housing Corporation
Frank Kameny
Barney Karpfinger
Geoff Kole
Judy Laster
Susan Liberti
Dan Martino
Ellinor Mitchell
Daniel Pine
John Scagliotti
Urban Stages
John van Hoesen
Seymour Wishman
The Laramie Project Cast at The Calhoun School
The Underground Lounge


Post Production
Vanessa Ezersky
Glenn Fukushima
Greg Shea

Series Designer
Alison Kennedy

On-line Editor
Spencer Gentry

Sound Mix
John Jenkins

Production Manager
Nancy Sherman

Molly Jacobs
Tory Starr

Jay Fialkov
Janice Flood
Maureen Jordan
Scott Kardel

Project Administration
Susana Fernandes
Pamela Gaudiano
Patricia Yusah

Marketing and Communications
Lauren Noyes

Project Manager
Lauren Prestileo

Series Manager
James E. Dunford

Coordinating Producer
Susan Mottau

Senior Editor
Paul Taylor

Series Producer
Susan Bellows

Senior Producer
Sharon Grimberg

Executive Producer
Mark Samels

A Q-Ball Productions film for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
(c) 2011
WGBH Educational Foundation
All rights reserved.

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Share Your Story

What do the Stonewall riots mean to you? Were you in New York in late June, 1969? Did the riots impact your life? How do you think America changed after the Stonewall riots?

  • Additional funding for this program was provided by

  • DIG: Rita J. And Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation, Ms. Susan Kaplan and Nancy and Mark _, Brian A Mccarthy Foundation, Stonewall