The Woodstock of House

The Woodstock of House details the triumph of disco music, attacked by mainstream America in the 1970s for being too black, too Latin, and too gay, and its mutation, development, and re-birth as House Music, by African American teenagers on the South Side of Chicago in an underground culture of marginalized, largely gay nightclub constituents. This is the untold story of the role of Chicago’s Chosen Few DJs in the creation and popularization of this international musical genre and the celebration of the 25th Annual Chosen Few Music Fest where 50,000 people of different races, ages, and sexual orientation come together in unity, peace, and love in one of the most challenging environments in the country.

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The Woodstock of House
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Event Details

Details

  • Country:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Runtime:
    97 minutes

Credits

  • Director:
    Rodrick F. Wimberly, Senuwell Smith

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