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United in anger : a history of ACT UP.

Hubbard, Jim, 1951- (film director.). ACT UP Oral History Project (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (93 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : ACT UP Oral History Project, 2012.

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Originally produced by ACT UP Oral History Project in 2012.
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An inspiring documentary about the birth and life of the AIDS activist movement from the perspective of the people in the trenches fighting the epidemic. Utilizing oral histories of members of ACT UP, as well as rare archival footage, the film depicts the efforts of ACT UP as it battles corporate greed, social indifference, and government neglect. The film takes the viewer through the planning and execution of a half 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 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.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: ACT UP (Organization) > History.
ACT UP (Organization) > History.
ACT UP New York (Organization).
ACT UP (Organization).
AIDS > Prevention > Social aspects > United States.
AIDS > Prevention > Political aspects > United States.
AIDS (Disease) > Political aspects.
AIDS activists > United States.
AIDS activists.
United States.
Genre: Documentary films.

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