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Movies: Castro Theater and Vito Russo

This week, on the Queer Power Hour, we’re going to the movies.

  • Christopher Beale explores the history and contested future of San Francisco’s legendary Castro Theater.
  • Eric Marcus revisits an interview with author and activist Vito Russo, who’s best known for his 1981 landmark book, The Celluloid Closet: Homosexuality in the Movies.
David Boyer is KALW's Director of Programming and former Managing Editor of KALW News. He is also the producer/host of the Murrow Award winning podcast THE INTERSECTION, which looks at our changing cities, one street corner at a time.