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The Resource How to survive a plague, Public Square Films presents ; a France/Tomchin film ; in association with Ford Foundation/JustFilms, Impact Partners and Little Punk ; produced by Howard Gertler, David France ; written by David France, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; directed by David France

How to survive a plague, Public Square Films presents ; a France/Tomchin film ; in association with Ford Foundation/JustFilms, Impact Partners and Little Punk ; produced by Howard Gertler, David France ; written by David France, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; directed by David France

Label
How to survive a plague
Title
How to survive a plague
Statement of responsibility
Public Square Films presents ; a France/Tomchin film ; in association with Ford Foundation/JustFilms, Impact Partners and Little Punk ; produced by Howard Gertler, David France ; written by David France, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; directed by David France
Contributor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Interviewee
Musician
Production company
Screenwriter
Sponsoring body
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Faced with their own mortality, an improbable group of mostly HIV-positive young men and women broke the mold as radical warriors taking on Washington and the medical establishment. How to Survive a Plague is the story of how activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition
Awards note
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
Cataloging source
COD
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Derek Wiesehahn ; editors, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; original score by Stuart Bogie, Luke O'Malley ; musician, Arthur Russell ; executive producer, Joy Tomchin, Dan Cogan
Language note
Closed-captioned (110 min. version only)
LC call number
RA643.8
LC item number
.H697 2012
PerformerNote
Interviewees: Peter Staley, Gregg Bordowitz, David Barr, Gregg Gonsalves, Larry Kramer and others
Runtime
110
Technique
live action
Label
How to survive a plague, Public Square Films presents ; a France/Tomchin film ; in association with Ford Foundation/JustFilms, Impact Partners and Little Punk ; produced by Howard Gertler, David France ; written by David France, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; directed by David France
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • This film was supported by the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program
  • Originally released as a documentary in 2012
  • Bonus (110 min. only): 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
852690435
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min., 85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)852690435
Terms governing use
Includes public performance rights.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
How to survive a plague, Public Square Films presents ; a France/Tomchin film ; in association with Ford Foundation/JustFilms, Impact Partners and Little Punk ; produced by Howard Gertler, David France ; written by David France, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; directed by David France
Publication
Note
  • This film was supported by the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program
  • Originally released as a documentary in 2012
  • Bonus (110 min. only): 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
852690435
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min., 85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)852690435
Terms governing use
Includes public performance rights.
Video recording format
DVD

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