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"How to Survive a Plague," which tells the story of how Act Up moved the government and medical establishment to move faster on AIDS in the 1980s and '90s, is certainly being pegged as one of the front-runners in this year's non-fiction Oscar race. You could almost make a making-of documentary about the documentary that might be titled "How to Survive Whittling 800 Hours of Footage Into a Two-Hour Feature." "In June of 2011, we had a 13-hour cut," producer Howard Gertler said at  TheWrap's screening of the film Wednesday night »

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