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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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Cast

Credited cast:
Don Adler Don Adler ... Himself
Richard Berkowitz Richard Berkowitz ... Himself
Susan Brown Susan Brown ... Herself
Demetre Daskalakis Demetre Daskalakis ... Himself
Richard Dworkin Richard Dworkin ... Himself
William Haseltine William Haseltine ... Himself
Larry Kramer ... Himself
Ardele Lister Ardele Lister ... Herself
Michael Lucas ... Himself
Francisco Roque Francisco Roque ... Himself
Gabriel Rotello Gabriel Rotello ... Himself
Joseph Sonnabend Joseph Sonnabend ... Himself (as Dr. Joseph Sonnabend)
Bill Stackhouse Bill Stackhouse ... Himself
Krishna Stone Krishna Stone ... Herself
Sean O. Strub Sean O. Strub ... Himself (as Sean Strub)
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Documentary

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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Szex pozitív See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,408, 12 June 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$11,504, 12 July 2009
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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