How to Survive a Plague

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Release Date: November 2, 2012 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: February 26, 2013

2h 0m | Documentary

It wasn't long ago that being diagnosed with AIDS was a death sentence. However, facing impending death, a group of mostly HIV-positive men and women took on the pharmaceutical industry despite having no training in order to get medication to patients in need. This is the story of ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group), two coalitions who identified promising new drugs and got them to patients in record time, making AIDS a more manageable condition.

Director: David France
Studio: Sundance Selects
Producer(s): David France, Howard Gertler
Writer(s): David France, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk
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