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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

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

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
Contributor
Composer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Interviewee
Production company
Screenwriter
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
New York Film Critics Circle Awards, Best First Film; Gotham Awards, Best Documentary; Boston Film Critics/Boston Online Film Critics/Central Ohio Film Critics Association, Best Documentary; Ida Documentary Awards, Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Film Maker Award
Cataloging source
COD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Derek Wiesehahn ; editors, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; original score by Stuart Bogie, Luke O'Malley
Language note
In English; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired (110 min. version only)
PerformerNote
Interviewees include Peter Staley, Gregg Bordowitz, David Barr, Gregg Gonsalves, Larry Kramer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1959-
  • 1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • France, David
  • Tomchin, Joy,
  • Richman, T. Woody,
  • Walk, Tyler H.,
  • Gertler, Howard,
  • Wiesehahn, Derek,
  • Bogie, Stuart
  • O'Malley, L.
  • 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,
Runtime
110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Two versions: 110 min. and 85 min
  • NTSC; widescreen format (16:9 aspect ratio)
  • Originally released as a documentary film in 2012
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
852690435
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110, 85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)852690435
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Bates: Public performance rights purchased
Video recording format
DVD
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
Publication
Note
  • Two versions: 110 min. and 85 min
  • NTSC; widescreen format (16:9 aspect ratio)
  • Originally released as a documentary film in 2012
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
852690435
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110, 85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)852690435
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Bates: Public performance rights purchased
Video recording format
DVD

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