Defining what it meant to be a Person with AIDS and providing care for People with AIDS were basic issues from the very beginning of the epidemic. These 4 videos explore the complexities and demonstrate that emotional directness is more important than technical wizardry.
Filmmaker Juanita Imran will be available for a Q&A after the film.
Two Men & a Baby, Juanita Mohammed, 7 min., 1992
We Care: A Video for Care Providers of People Affected by AIDS, WAVE (Women's AIDS Video Enterprise), 32 min, 1990
Virus, Stuart Gaffney, 4 min., 1994
Fighting in Southwest Louisiana, Peter Friedman & Jean-François Brunet, 28, 1991
Part of the Why We Fight Film Series curated by Jim Hubbard, director and co-producer of United in Anger: A History of ACT UP, who co-directs the ACT UP Oral History Project, and co-founded MIX - the New York Queer Experimental Film Festival. The film series focuses on films about HIV/AIDS and activism that are in or drawing on the Library’s collections.