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How to survive a plague [DVD videorecording] 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 ; executive producer, Joy Tomchin, Dan Cogan.

Contributor(s): France, David, 1959- [director,, author of screenplay,, producer.] | Richman, T. Woody [author of screenplay,, film editor.] | Walk, Tyler H [author of screenplay,, film editor.] | Gertler, Howard [producer.] | Tomchin, Joy [producer.] | Cogan, Dan [producer.] | Staley, Peter [interviewee.] | Bordowitz, Gregg [interviewee.] | Barr, David [interviewee.] | Gonsalves, Gregg [interviewee.] | Kramer, Larry [interviewee.] | Wisehahn, Derek [cinematographer.] | Bogie, Stuart [composer (expression)] | O'Malley, L. (Luke) [composer (expression)] | Russell, Arthur [composer (expression)] | Public Square Films | Ford Foundation | JustFilms (Firm) | Impact Partners (Firm) | Little Punk (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: New York, NY : Sundance Selects : MPI Media Group, [2013]Edition: Widescreen ed.Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscISBN: 0788616080.Subject(s): ACT UP (Organization) | Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- history -- United States | Organizations -- history -- United States | Dissent and Disputes -- history -- United States | Health Policy -- history -- United States | Politics -- United States | AIDS activists -- United States | ACT UP (Organization) | AIDS (Disease) -- Research | AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects | AIDS (Disease) -- Treatment | Documentary films | ACT UP (Organization) | AIDS activists | AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects | AIDS (Disease) -- Research | AIDS (Disease) -- Treatment | Documentary films | United StatesGenre/Form: Documentary films. | Nonfiction films. | Feature films.DDC classification: 362.19697/92
Production Credits: Edited by T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; director of photography, Derek Wiesehahn ; original score by Stuart Bogie & Luke O'Malley ; featuring the songs of Arthur Russell.
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 DocumentaryFeaturing Peter Staley, Mark Harrington, Derek Link, Garance Franke-Ruta, Jim Eigo, Gregg Bordowitz, David Barr, Spencer Cox, Gregg Gonsalves, Ann Northrop, Bill Bahlman, Larry Kramer, Ellen Cooper, Iris Long.Summary: 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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DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.

In English with optional English and Spanish subtitles; subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing [SDH].

Featuring Peter Staley, Mark Harrington, Derek Link, Garance Franke-Ruta, Jim Eigo, Gregg Bordowitz, David Barr, Spencer Cox, Gregg Gonsalves, Ann Northrop, Bill Bahlman, Larry Kramer, Ellen Cooper, Iris Long.

Edited by T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; director of photography, Derek Wiesehahn ; original score by Stuart Bogie & Luke O'Malley ; featuring the songs of Arthur Russell.

Originally produced in 2012.

Rating: Not rated.

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.

Bonus: Deleted scenes: Astrazeneca demonstration, Boat trip, Chanting skills, Day of desperation, Ellen Cooper, Parallel track; Trailer. Commentary with director David France and ACT UP activists Heidi Dorow, Joy Episalla, Bob Lederer and Ron Medley.

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

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