How to Survive a Plague Synopsis
Members of Act-Up and other AIDS activists in the late '80s lead the charge for a cure.
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How To Survive a Plague

By mullinobud
Outstanding documentary on the early responses to the HIV/AIDS Crisis. How the gay community took the reins and addressed the problem when the leaders of the country would not. Definitely a ...

One Of Those "Must See" Documentaries

By WooferBearATL
I have to say... I had not heard about this movie until I heard about it on the Derek & Romaine Show... And I'm really glad that I did. I grew up in the 80's... I remember when they used to give...

Raw Energy

By chirecho
Amazing, humbling, profound, inspiring, moving, empowering. Just a few words to describe this film. David France takes you to the front lines of the war on AIDS from 1987-1994. Watching in the...

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Rated NR
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Common Sense Media says Moving doc follows AIDS scourge and history of gay activism.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF