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?
On June 26, 2013, the day of filming the fundraiser dance, Larry Kramer
was in attendance. That became the day that D.O.M.A. was overturned, marking a momentous advancement for gay rights. As a celebration broke out, Larry Kramer
grabbed the microphone and said "We did it!" See more
The clock tower seen across the Hudson River (in Hoboken, NJ) was not standing in the early 80s when the film's story took place. It was demolished in the 50s and rebuilt in 2007. See more
You cannot force the goddamn sun to come out!
Genius of Love
Written by Adrian Belew
, Chris Frantz
(as Christopher Frantz), Steven Stanley
(as Steven J.C. Stanley), Tina Weymouth
Performed by Tom Tom Club
Courtesy of Metered Music Inc.
Courtesy of Sire Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Courtesy of Universal-Island Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more