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Your search by 'AIDS / HIV' identified 13 films

  • The Abominable Crime

    The Abominable Crime

    USA , 2013 , 66 min. A moving documentary that explores the homophobic culture of Jamaica by following a lesbian mom and a gay human rights activist, both of whom are forced to choose between homeland and survival.... Read more
  • The Battle of amfAR

    The Battle of amfAR

    USA , 2013 , 40 min. Academy Award–winning directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman (HOWL, The Celluloid Closet, Paragraph 175) return with yet another stellar documentary, this time focusing on Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor and research scientist Dr. Mathilde Krim, who founded amfAR in 1985.... Read more
  • Bumming Cigarettes

    Bumming Cigarettes

    USA , 2012 , 24 min. Coming off of the devastation of a bad break-up with a girlfriend, Vee musters up the courage to go and take an HIV test. At the local clinic, she has a surprising encounter with a stranger named Jimmy as she awaits her test results.... Read more
  • Continental


    USA , 2013 , 95 min. Filled with steamy dark-room encounters, gossipy dish from transgender Warhol superstar Holly Woodlawn and onstage antics by The Divine Miss M, this fascinating documentary by the director of Small Town Gay Bar and Bear Nation recalls the glory days of New York City’s legendary bathhouse and its silver-fox impresario Steve Ostrow.... Read more
  • Disclosure


    USA , 2012 , 22 min. Tyler realizes that it’s time to talk to his partner about his HIV status, which takes them both on an emotional journey of heartache, isolation, and discrimination.... Read more
  • Entry Denied

    Entry Denied

    USA , 2012 , 28 min. Entry Denied (executive produced by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman) follows three bi-national gay and lesbian couples struggling with the U.S.’s discriminatory immigration laws, which have no provisions for same-sex couples, due to the Defense of Marriage Act.... Read more
  • JOY! Portrait of a Nun

    JOY! Portrait of a Nun

    Canada , 2012 , 52 min. Sisters are doing it for themselves in this intimate portrait of Missionary P. Delight and her fellow members of the Order of Perpetual Indulgence as they look back on decades of faerie-fabulous radicalism and whip out their wimples for colorful celebration.... Read more
  • Package, The

    Package, The

    Brazil , 2012 , 18 min. Two Brazilian schoolboys form an instant attachment and soon realize that theirs is no ordinary friendship. If they want to be together, there’s one irreversible thing they must address.... Read more
  • Sexperimental


    USA , 2013 , 69 min. A retrospective compilation of queer filmmakers Texas and Kadet’s provoking and erotic analog video art, which combined art and activism using themes of gender investigation, voyeurism, S&M, and safe sex.... Read more
  • Stay Positive

    Stay Positive

    USA , 2013 , 8 min. Tensions between seventeen-year-old Roman and his religious grandmother peak when he refuses to participate in a church blood-drive. Then, at an HIV testing clinic, an overwhelming anxiety consumes Roman as he waits, holding a sheet of paper detailing his sexual past.... Read more
  • Stigma


    USA , 2012 , 27 min. On a summer day in Los Angeles, Peter wakes up and begins his daily routine. This routine screeches to a halt when he tests positive for HIV. He drones on through his normal day, unsure of what to do or who (if anyone) to tell. Feeling his humanity like never before, Peter sets out on a journey of self-discovery and acceptance.... Read more
  • Test


    USA , 2013 , 89 min. Test is a visually stunning, beautifully choreographed, and powerfully moving story set in the San Francisco modern dance scene of 1985, in the early years of the AIDS epidemic, right before the first HIV test is announced.... Read more
  • We Are Animals

    We Are Animals

    USA , 2013 , 13 min. In We Are Animals the government carries out a barrage of frightening regulations such as enforcing quarantines, reinstating sodomy laws, and encouraging gay men to take a prescription drug that suppresses their libido.... Read more