WHIT STILLMAN is the writer, director and producer of the new film "The Last Days of Disco," w... WHIT STILLMAN is the writer, director and producer of the new film "The Last Days of Disco," which opened nationally late last month. The film portrays the disco scene in New York in late 1970's to the early 1980's. Stillman also wrote and directed the films "Metropolitan" and "Barcelona." Stillman has also written for Vogue, The Village Voice, The Guardian, and El Pais. 12:58:30 NEXT SHOW PROMO (:29) PROMO COPY On today's Fresh Air ... A look at one of San Francisco's most notable neighborhoods, The Castro District. In the 1970's it became a mecca for gays and lesbians and remains a cornerstone in the modern day gay rights movement. We'll hear from PETER STEIN who has produced the new documentary "The Castro." And we'll hear from gay rights activist CLEVE JONES who lived there in the 70s. Also, film director WHIT STILLMAN whose new film is "The Last Days of Disco." That and more coming up on the next Fresh Air.
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WHIT STILLMAN is the writer, director and producer of the new film "The Last Days of Disco," w...

WHIT STILLMAN is the writer, director and producer of the new film "The Last Days of Disco," w...

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WHIT STILLMAN is the writer, director and producer of the new film "The Last Days of Disco," which opened nationally late last month. The film portrays the disco scene in New York in late 1970's to the early 1980's. Stillman also wrote and directed the films "Metropolitan" and "Barcelona." Stillman has also written for Vogue, The Village Voice, The Guardian, and El Pais. 12:58:30 NEXT SHOW PROMO (:29) PROMO COPY On today's Fresh Air ... A look at one of San Francisco's most notable neighborhoods, The Castro District. In the 1970's it became a mecca for gays and lesbians and remains a cornerstone in the modern day gay rights movement. We'll hear from PETER STEIN who has produced the new documentary "The Castro." And we'll hear from gay rights activist CLEVE JONES who lived there in the 70s. Also, film director WHIT STILLMAN whose new film is "The Last Days of Disco." That and more coming up on the next Fresh Air.