How to Survive a Plague
- 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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How to Survive a Plague22 Feb 2013
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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