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Title How to survive a plague [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.

Imprint New York, NY : Sundance Selects : MPI Media Group, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    362.19697 HOW    Available
Edition Widescreen version.
Description 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced as a documentary film in 2012.
Special features: Deleted scenes; trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Derek Wiesehahn ; edited by T. Woody Richman,Tyler H. Walk ; original score by Stuart Bogie & Luke O'Malley ; featuring the songs of Arthur Russell.
Performer Featuring Peter Staley and Larry Kramer.
Summary "[T]he 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."--Container.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language In English with optinal English and Spanish subtitles. Subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
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
Subject ACT UP (Organization)
AIDS activists -- United States.
AIDS (Disease) -- Research.
AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects.
AIDS (Disease) -- Treatment.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author France, David, 1959- Director. Screenwriter. Producer.
Richman, T. Woody. Screenwriter.
Walk, Tyler H. Screenwriter.
Gertler, Howard. Producer.
Staley, Peter. Interviewee.
Kramer, Larry. Interviewee.
Public Square Films.
Ford Foundation.
JustFilms (Firm)
Impact Partners (Firm)
Little Punk (Firm)
Sundance Selects (Firm)
MPI Media Group.
ISBN 0788616080
Standard No. 030306983493
Music No. IFC9834 Sundance Selects

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