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.

Contributor(s): France, David, 1959- | Gertler, Howard | Kramer, Larry | Richman, T. Woody | Staley, Peter | Walk, Tyler H | IFC Films | Public Square Films | Sundance Selects (Firm)Material type: FilmFilmPublisher number: IFC9834 | IFC FilmsLanguage: English Original language: English Subtitle language: English, Spanish Publication details: New York, NY : Sundance Selects : MPI Media Group, c2013. Edition: WidescreenDescription: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0788616080; 9780788616082Subject(s): ACT UP (Organization) | AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects | AIDS (Disease) -- Research | AIDS (Disease) -- Treatment | AIDS activists -- United StatesGenre/Form: Documentary films. | Nonfiction films.DDC classification: 362.19697/92 LOC classification: RA643.8 | .H697 2013Production credits: Director of photography, Derek Wiesehahn ; editors, T. Woody Richman,Tyler H. Walk ; original score, Stuart Bogie & Luke O'Malley ; featuring the songs of Arthur Russell.Featuring Peter Staley and Larry Kramer.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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Originally produced in 2012.

Special features: Deleted scenes; trailer.

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

Featuring Peter Staley and Larry Kramer.

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.

Not rated.

DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation.

In English with optinal English (SDH) and Spanish subtitles.

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