How to Survive a Plague
In the dark days of 1987, the country was six years into the AIDS epidemic, a crisis that was still largely being ignored both by government officials and health organizations—until the sudden emergence of the activist group ACT UP in Greenwich Village, largely made up of HIV-positive participants who refused to die without a fight.
First-time director and award-winning journalist David France culls from a huge amount of archival footage—most of it shot by the protestors themselves.
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