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Why We Fight Film Series - "Against All Odds"

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February 27, 2014

Program Locations:

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Auditorium

Sex and drugs – medicinal and pleasurable – family and community, alienation and affection – the maelstrom that is the AIDS epidemic.  The same as it’s always been, utterly different.  La lucha continua.

AIDS in the Barrio: Eso No Me Pasa a Mí, Peter Biella & Frances Negrón-Muntaner, 30 min., 1989

I'm You… You're Me, Debra Levine & Catherine (Saalfield) Gund, 28 min., 1992

Undetectable (Excerpt), Jay Corcoran, 17 min., 2000

Simply Rob, Tom Shrapnel, 15 min., 2011

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. 

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