A full length documentary film recounting the events surrounding the widely publicized and controversial raid of a Fort Worth, Texas gay bar in 2009. Following a sordid aftermath, Fort Worth would become a leader in LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) equality. However, that journey was not smooth and without controversies. Witness history unfold as this film documents that journey from the perspective of eyewitnesses, activists and politicians who helped change the city. Narrated by television icon and Emmy nominated actress, Meredith Baxter.
A night of fear gave a community its voice.
Did You Know?
Raid of the Rainbow Lounge premiered at the AMC Palace 9 in downtown Fort Worth, Texas on March 15, 2012 to a sold out audience. The film was the lead story on almost every local news broadcast (ABC, CBS, NBC, CW, FOX) in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex (6.5 million population). Raid of the Rainbow Lounge headlined in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram for two days. See more
Shine On (Constantine Club Mix)
Performed by Rachel Panay
Written by Rachel Panay, Alan Glass, and Sandi Strmljan See more