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Your search by 'AIDS / HIV' identified 11 films


  • Four

    Four

    USA , 2012 , 75 min. In this adaptation of Christopher Shinn’s play Four, a closeted married man, his young daughter, a gay teen, and a minor drug dealer struggle to escape the dullness and desperation of their lives through temporary connections.... Read more
  • Jobriath A.D.

    Jobriath A.D.

    USA , 2011 , 102 min. Follow the riveting story of a child piano prodigy who ultimately became the first openly gay rock star. A window into the glam music scene of the ’70s, Jobraith A.D. shines a revelatory spotlight on an unsung gay icon.... Read more
  • The Living End

    The Living End

    USA , 1992 , 92 min. Billed as “An Irresponsible Movie by Gregg Araki,” The Living End would change the future of queer cinema when it was released twenty years ago. Buckle up for this hedonistic and revolutionary road trip that will leave you spinning even today.... Read more
  • Positive Youth

    Positive Youth

    USA , 2012 , 44 min. Positive Youth is a documentary which follows four HIV-Positive youth (late teens to 27) in four different North American cities in Cinema vérité style.... Read more
  • Positive Youth

    Positive Youth

    57 min. Positive Youth is a documentary which follows four HIV-Positive youth (late teens to 27) in four different North American cities in Cinema vérité style.... Read more
  • Simply Rob

    Simply Rob

    UK , 2011 , 15 min. Simply Rob is a portrait of New York based poet and activist Rob Vassilarakis. Rob was diagnosed in 1993 as HIV-positive. Using a mixture of HD and Super8 footage, this film follows Rob as he tells his turbulent life story through his poetry.... Read more
  • Transgender Tuesdays: A Clinic In the Tenderloin

    Transgender Tuesdays: A Clinic In the Tenderloin

    USA , 2012 , 54 min. In the late ’80s, as AIDS raged, San Francisco opened the country’s first primary care clinic for transgender people, who came for the hormones and stayed for the healthcare which had long been denied them.... Read more
  • ub2

    ub2

    USA , 2011 , 5 min. How does a dating site user’s choice of words impact HIV-positive men? Ub2 debates the true meanings of terms such as “clean” or “disease-free” in the dating lexicon.... Read more
  • United in Anger: A History of ACT UP

    United in Anger: A History of ACT UP

    USA , 2012 , 93 min. This first feature-length documentary examines how through ACT UP, a small group of men and women of all races and classes, came together to change the way AIDS was represented in U.S. culture and save each other’s lives.... Read more
  • Vito

    Vito

    USA , 2011 , 93 min. We could think of no better way to begin this year’s Festival than with a film about one of the most influential people in the history of queer cinema—Vito, a moving and gorgeous documentary about Vito Russo, the inexhaustible gay activist who wrote “The Celluloid Closet” and changed LGBT cinema forever.... Read more
  • Why We Ride: The Story of AIDS/LifeCycle

    Why We Ride: The Story of AIDS/LifeCycle

    USA , 2012 , 13 min. Each year, more than 2,500 participate in a bicycle ride from SF to LA in order to raise money for the fight against HIV/AIDS. This film tells the story of this emotional journey.... Read more