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The Resource How to survive a plague, Public Square Films presents a France/Tomchin film in association with Ford Foundation/JustFilms, Impact Partners and Little Punk ; directed by David France ; written by David France, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; produced by Howard Gertler, David France ; executive producer, Joy Tomchin, Dan Cogan

How to survive a plague, Public Square Films presents a France/Tomchin film in association with Ford Foundation/JustFilms, Impact Partners and Little Punk ; directed by David France ; written by David France, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; produced by Howard Gertler, David France ; executive producer, Joy Tomchin, Dan Cogan

Label
How to survive a plague
Title
How to survive a plague
Statement of responsibility
Public Square Films presents a France/Tomchin film in association with Ford Foundation/JustFilms, Impact Partners and Little Punk ; directed by David France ; written by David France, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; produced by Howard Gertler, David France ; executive producer, Joy Tomchin, Dan Cogan
Contributor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Interviewee
Musician
Production company
Screenwriter
Sponsoring body
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Faced with their own mortality, an improbable group of mostly HIV-positive young men and women broke the mold as radical warriors taking on Washington and the medical establishment. How to Survive a Plague is the story of how activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition."--DVD sleeve
Awards note
WINNER: New York Film Critics Circle Awards, Best First Film -- WINNER: Gotham Awards, Best Documentary -- WINNER: Boston Film Critics/Boston Online Film Critics/Central Ohio Film Critics Association, Best Documentary -- WINNER: Ida Documentary Awards, Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Film Maker Award -- NOMINEE: Film Independent Spirit Awards, Best Documentary.
Cataloging source
COD
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • 0nRW4PZR-wc
  • GMWYQ9St8eY
Credits note
Director of photography, Derek Wiesehahn ; editors, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; original score by Stuart Bogie, Luke O'Malley ; musician, Arthur Russell
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired (110 min. version only)
NLM call number
WC 503.7
PerformerNote
Interviewees: Peter Staley, Gregg Bordowitz, David Barr, Gregg Gonsalves, Larry Kramer and others
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1959-
  • 1975-
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  • Gertler, Howard
  • Tomchin, Joy
  • Cogan, Dan
  • France, David
  • Wiesehahn, Derek
  • Richman, T. Woody
  • Walk, Tyler H.
  • Bogie, Stuart
  • O'Malley, L.
  • Russell, Arthur
  • Staley, Peter
  • Bordowitz, Gregg
  • Barr, David
  • Gonsalves, Gregg
  • Kramer, Larry
  • Ford Foundation
  • JustFilms (Firm)
  • Little Punk (Firm)
  • Impact Partners (Firm)
  • Public Square Films
  • Ro*co Films International
  • Ro*Co Films Educational (Firm)
  • Sundance Selects (Firm)
  • Sundance Institute
Runtime
110
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  • ACT UP (Organization)
  • ACT UP (Organization)
  • HIV-positive persons
  • AIDS activists
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS activists
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • HIV-positive persons
  • United States
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Organizations
  • ACT UP (Organization)
  • Dissent and Disputes
  • Health Policy
  • Politics
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
How to survive a plague, Public Square Films presents a France/Tomchin film in association with Ford Foundation/JustFilms, Impact Partners and Little Punk ; directed by David France ; written by David France, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; produced by Howard Gertler, David France ; executive producer, Joy Tomchin, Dan Cogan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • This film was supported by the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program
  • Originally released in 2012
  • NTSC; widescreen format (16:9 aspect ratio)
  • Bonus (110 min. only): Deleted scenes: Astrazeneca demonstration, Boat trip, Chanting skills, Day of desperation, Ellen Cooper, Parallel track; Trailer. Commentary with director David France and ACT UP activists Heidi Dorow, Joy Episalla, Bob Lederer and Ron Medley
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
85 min. version -- 110 min. version with closed-captioning
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (110, 85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other physical details
sound, color
Primary support material
cardboard
Specific material designation
photoprint
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852690435
  • (OCoLC)ocn852690435
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Includes public performance rights.
Label
How to survive a plague, Public Square Films presents a France/Tomchin film in association with Ford Foundation/JustFilms, Impact Partners and Little Punk ; directed by David France ; written by David France, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; produced by Howard Gertler, David France ; executive producer, Joy Tomchin, Dan Cogan
Publication
Note
  • This film was supported by the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program
  • Originally released in 2012
  • NTSC; widescreen format (16:9 aspect ratio)
  • Bonus (110 min. only): Deleted scenes: Astrazeneca demonstration, Boat trip, Chanting skills, Day of desperation, Ellen Cooper, Parallel track; Trailer. Commentary with director David France and ACT UP activists Heidi Dorow, Joy Episalla, Bob Lederer and Ron Medley
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
85 min. version -- 110 min. version with closed-captioning
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (110, 85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other physical details
sound, color
Primary support material
cardboard
Specific material designation
photoprint
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852690435
  • (OCoLC)ocn852690435
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Includes public performance rights.

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