How to Survive a Plague

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  120 min.
Release Date: November 2, 2012 - Toronto - November 2, 2012 - Toronto
November 9 - Vancouver
Other cities throughout the fall

DVD: February 26, 2013

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Synopsis

It wasn't long ago that being diagnosed with AIDS was a death sentence. However, facing impending death, a group of mostly HIV-positive men and women took on the pharmaceutical industry despite having no training in order to get medication to patients in need. This is the story of ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group), two coalitions who identified promising new drugs and got them to patients in record time, making AIDS a more manageable condition.

Director: David France
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Howard Gertler, David France
Screenplay: David France, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk
Official Site: www.surviveaplague.com

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