Latest edition: Short docs| Stand Up, Stand Out - Short VersionTweet
Original tape date: March 7, 2019.
First aired: March 14, 2019.
David Pavlosky's Stand Up, Stand Out tells a unique story of activism that took place in San Francisco during the burgeoning Gay Liberation Movement of the 1970s. As AIDS ravaged the city, three gay teachers’ fight for equal rights led to the establishment of a gay and lesbian comedy club that flourished in of all places, an old mortuary. The Valencia Rose Cabaret, Café, and Restaurant is believed to be the first gay-owned and operated comedy club in the USA.
David Pavlosky Filmmaker - Multimedia Producer, Hunter College