The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial.
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To win a war, you have to start one.
Did You Know?
held the film rights to Larry Kramer
's original play for a decade, but was unable to get financing for a feature film, and HBO, at the time, was unwilling to meet Kramer's asking price for the screenplay. See more
When Ned and his friends are trying to collect money for "Gay Cancer" in the park, the 3 quarters one donor throws down are all from the State Quarter Series, which was begun by the US Mint in 1999. See more
[to his brother Ben
I am FURIOUS with you! And every goddamn doctor who made me think I was sick to love a man!
You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
Written by Sylvester
(as Sylvester James), James Wirrick
Performed by Sylvester
Courtesy of Concord Music Group, Inc. See more