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Free Screening + Director Q&A of Documentary about ACT UP

The Bronx Documentary Center in New York City is hosting a free screening of United in Anger: A History of ACT UP on December 7 at 7:30 PM! The film, a documentary about the birth and life of the AIDS activist movement from the perspective of the people in the trenches fighting the AIDS epidemic, will be followed by a Q&A session with its editor, Ali Cotterill, and its director, Jim Hubbard. You can RSVP for the event at events@bronxdoc.org

United in Anger Trailer from United in Anger on Vimeo.

"UNITED IN ANGER: A HISTORY OF ACT UP is the first feature-length documentary about how ACT UP (the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), a small group of men and women of all races and classes, came together to change the world and save each other’s lives. The film takes the viewer through the planning and execution of a dozen exhilarating major actions including Seize Control of the FDA, Stop the Church, and Day of Desperation, with a timeline of many of the other zaps and actions that forced the U.S. government and mainstream media to deal with the AIDS crisis. UNITED IN ANGER reveals the group's complex culture – meetings, affinity groups, and approaches to civil disobedience mingle with profound grief, sexiness, and the incredible energy of ACT UP."

Learn more at Bronx Documentary Center website and at the United in Anger: A History of ACT UP Facebook page.

FREE SCREENING + Q&A with Director Jim Hubbard of UNITED IN ANGER: A HISTORY OF ACT UP
Friday, December 7, 7:30 PM
Bronx Documentary Center
614 Courtlandt Ave. (@151st St.) Bronx, NY 10451

 

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