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How to Survive a Plague

How to Survive a Plague
  • 2012
  • US
  • 120 min
  • Directed by: David France
  • Written by: David France, Todd Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk
  • Cast: Peter Staley, Larry Kramer, Iris Long

Powerful documentary about the early years of ACT UP, the Aids Coalition To Unleash Power, a group of activists who dedicated themselves to influencing US AIDS policy and research. An indispensable and moving piece of filmmaking.

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Deptford Cinema, London SE8 (0.0 miles)

39 Deptford Broadway, London, SE8 4PQ
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How to Survive a Plague

22 Feb 20134 stars

Moving, Oscar-nominated documentary about the early days of AIDS campaign group ACT UP

Founded by playwright Larry Kramer and a group of fellow activists in March 1987, the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power (ACT UP) is a grassroots group dedicated to influencing US AIDS policy and research. David France’s documentary charts the group’s…

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