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How to Survive a Plague

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  • Director: David France   Cast: Peter Staley, Garance Franke-Ruta, Mark Harrington, Spencer Cox, Larry Kramer
  • Running Time: 109 minutes
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Howard Gertler, David France, Joy Tomchin, Dan Cogan


Sundance Selects

Release Date

Sep 21, 2012

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This immensely powerful documentary about the AIDS crisis in the eighties and nineties, and the formation of the activist group ACT UP, benefits both from the passion of its subjects and the plethora of archival footage utilized.


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