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- Bill Bahlman
- David Barr
- Gregg Bordowitz
- Peter Staley
- Garance Franke-Riuta
- Mark Harrington
- Spencer Cox
- Larry Kramer
- Gregg Gonsalves
- Derek Link
- David France
- David France
- Howard Gertler
- David France
- Todd Woody Richman
- Tyler H. Walk
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How to Survive a Plague
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Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly
As this stirring, scrupulous doc reveals, the members of ACT UP fused the fervor of revolutionaries, the tenacity of trial lawyers, and the rage of the dispossessed to change the very shape of the...– Full review
Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
From a terrible epidemic comes a beautiful documentary.– Full review
Rick Groen, Globe and Mail
A raw history, often cluttered and sometimes repetitive but, when strategies fail along with immune systems, deeply affecting.– Full review
Bruce Demara, Toronto Star
Presents a valuable template for how grassroots activism can temper societal prejudice and challenge governmental indifference in the face of a mysterious and remorseless killer.– Full review
John Hartl, Seattle Times
A serious, moving and sometimes astonishingly well-organized documentary about the history of AIDS activism.– Full review
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