Producers of How To Survive A Plague
are encouraging community screenings of the film to coincide with
World AIDS Day.
Director David France's documentary
looks at the rise and success of HIV/AIDS advocacy groups ACT UP
(AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power) and TAG (Treatment Action Group).
The film first premiered at Sundance 2012.
The powerful movie pieces together
archival footage to tell the story of two coalitions – ACT UP and
TAG – “whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death
sentence into a manageable condition.”
Producers are encouraging free campus
and community screenings of the film to play the week of November 25
to December 2. A
listing can be found at the film's website.
The 25th annual World AIDS
Day is December 1, 2012.
On Monday, December 3, France will
participate in a Google+ hangout to discuss HIV/AIDS with online