VITO Documentary Now on DVD

VITO: A New Documentary by Jeffrey Schwarz, an HBO documentary film about the life of gay activist Vito Russo, is now available on DVD.

"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."

Vito Russo was one of GLAAD's co-founders in 1985, and this film is nominated for a GLAAD Media Award in the Oustanding Documentary category.

You can learn more about the film here , purchase it here and watch the trailer below. 

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