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How to survive a plague

Author: David FranceT Woody RichmanDerek WiesehahnTyler H WalkHoward GertlerAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Sundance Selects : MPI Media Group, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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The story of the brave young men and women who successfully reversed the tide of an epidemic, demanded the attention of a fearful nation, and stopped AIDS from becoming a death sentence. This improbable group of activists bucked oppression and infiltrated government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry, helping to identify promising new medication and treatments and move them through trials and into drugstores  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David France; T Woody Richman; Derek Wiesehahn; Tyler H Walk; Howard Gertler; Stuart Bogie; Luke O'Malley, (Composer); Peter Staley; Larry Kramer; Public Square Films,; JustFilms (Firm),; Impact Partners (Firm),; Little Punk (Firm),; Sundance Selects (Firm),
ISBN: 9780788616082 0788616080
OCLC Number: 819123809
Language Note: In English with optional English and Spanish subtitles. Subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing [SDH].
Notes: Originally produced in 2012.
Special features: Deleted scenes; trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Derek Wiesehahn ; editors, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; original score, Stuart Bogie & Luke O'Malley ; featuring the songs of Arthur Russell.
Performer(s): Featuring Peter Staley and Larry Kramer.
Awards: WINNER: New York Film Critics Circle Awards, Best First Film -- WINNER: Gotham Awards, Best Documentary -- WINNER: Boston Film Critics/Boston Online Film Critics/Central Ohio Film Critics Association, Best Documentary -- WINNER: Ida Documentary Awards, Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Film Maker Award -- NOMINEE: Film Independent Spirit Awards, Best Documentary
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Contents: 1. Opening credits --
2. Quiet kiss-in --
3. Successful love affair --
4. Drugs for sale --
5. Plan of action --
6. Spreading lies --
7. Similar motivations --
8. Dragging their feet --
9. Separate organizations --
10. Behavior matters --
11. 1994 --
12. Ending credits.
Responsibility: Public Square Films presents a France/Tomchin film ; in association with Ford Foundation/Justfilms, Impact Partners and Little Punk ; directed by David France ; written by David France, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; produced by Howard Gertler, David France.
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The story of the brave young men and women who successfully reversed the tide of an epidemic, demanded the attention of a fearful nation, and stopped AIDS from becoming a death sentence. This improbable group of activists bucked oppression and infiltrated government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry, helping to identify promising new medication and treatments and move them through trials and into drugstores in record time.

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