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When We Rise

IMDb 7.1 85 min/episode
Genre:
Drama
Stars:
Guy Pearce, Mary Louise Parker, Michael Kenneth Williams, Carrie Preston, Rachel Griffiths, Ivory Aquino, Austin P McKenzie, Jonathan Majors
Director:
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Country:
United States
Rating:
8.1 / 39 times
Release:
2017-02-27
Synopsis:
A dramatization of the real life San Francisco centered fight for LGBT rights from 1972 to 2015 is presented, the LGBT community which arguably has had the most numerous organized campaigns against them of any minority group to suppress those rights in the United States during that time period. It focuses on the advocacy and other supportive work of four individuals, Cleve Jones, Roma Guy, Diane Jones and Ken Jones, whose experiences focus on different aspects of the issue. Cleve's story focuses primarily on the political and legislative fight for gay and ultimately LGBT rights. Roma's story focuses primarily on her fight for women's rights, especially safe places for women, within that where she as a lesbian fits, ultimately a fight for universal health care in San Francisco, and her personal relationships particularly with Diane. Beyond that relationship with Roma, Diane's story focuses on her work as a nurse in caring for AIDS patients, and her want as a lesbian to have a child. ...