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"How to Survive a Plague" Screening and Discussion

Originally published by WORLD/PWN in July 2012.

I was fortunate enough to attend an amazing film screening of How to Survive a Plague directed by filmmaker David France here at AIDS 2012. 524 more words


Fear of, or Averting, the Male Gays

If nothing else, awards season is a great time to reflect culturally on our cinematic mirror.  The perpetual lack of gay men as significant characters and/or actors is unremarkable, though it’s striking that… 186 more words


AIDS: How to survive a global plague

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


Backwoods Netflix: How to Survive a Plague

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. 763 more words


How to Survive a Plague

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


Thoughts on "Revisiting the AIDS Crisis and the Ongoing Pandemic"

This weekend, the New School and Visual AIDS presented the 3-part series: Revisiting the AIDS Crisis and the Ongoing Pandemic: Health Challenges is the 21st century. 50 more words

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