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Sex Positive (2008)

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Explores the life of Richard Berkowitz, a revolutionary gay S&M sex worker turned AIDS activist in the 1980s, whose incomparable contribution to the invention of safe sex has has never been aptly credited.

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Daryl Wein
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Credited cast:
Don Adler Don Adler ... Self
Richard Berkowitz Richard Berkowitz ... Self
Susan Brown Susan Brown ... Self
Demetre Daskalakis Demetre Daskalakis ... Self
Richard Dworkin Richard Dworkin ... Self
William Haseltine William Haseltine ... Self
Larry Kramer ... Self
Ardele Lister Ardele Lister ... Self
Michael Lucas ... Self
Francisco Roque Francisco Roque ... Self
Gabriel Rotello Gabriel Rotello ... Self
Joseph Sonnabend Joseph Sonnabend ... Self (as Dr. Joseph Sonnabend)
Bill Stackhouse Bill Stackhouse ... Self
Krishna Stone Krishna Stone ... Self
Sean O. Strub Sean O. Strub ... Self (as Sean Strub)
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Sex Positive explores the life of Richard Berkowitz, a revolutionary gay S&M hustler turned AIDS activist in the 1980s, whose incomparable contribution to the invention of safe sex has never been aptly credited. Mr. Berkowitz emerged from the epicenter of the epidemic demanding a solution to the problem before the outside world would take heed. Now destitute and alone, Mr. Berkowitz tells his story to a world who never wanted to listen. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content including graphic dialogue and images, and for language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

AIDS Mosbat See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,408, 14 June 2009

Gross USA:

$12,069

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,069
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Sound Mix:

Dolby (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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