Becky interviews director David France and leading gay rights and AIDS activist Peter Staley.
They talk about new critically acclaimed documentary about the “plague years” of the AIDS virus, 24 more words
The history told in the documentary How to Survive a Plague may be a recent one, but it’s no less shocking for all that. The story it tells of the outbreak of AIDS in the 1980s, the widespread indifference of many in the government and healthcare communities, and the courageous efforts of activists—many of them dying of the disease as they protested—is electrifying, suspenseful, and harrowing. 733 more words
How to Survive a Plague is a film that was only released in UK cinemas last weekend, but which won a number of awards during last year’s film festival circuit; including the Boston Society of Film Critics best documentary, as well as winning in the same category at the Gotham Awards. 382 more words