Upstairs Inferno
First screened in September 2016
Director: Robert L. Camina. Documentary about the deadly 1973 arson at the Up Stairs Lounge in New Orleans, a hate crime perpetrated as a homophobic act. Screenplay: Robert L. Camina.

Twitter Capsule: A valuable history of the gay club, moving tribute to those who died, and complex characterization of the killer.

VOR:   As filmmaking, Upstairs Inferno isn't much to write home about, but especially after the Pulse shooting, its historical value is clear.

Photo © 2016 Camina Entertainment

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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