A few days back here in Sundance I caught a screening of David France's astonishingly powerful documentary "How To Survive a Plague." A chronicle of AIDS activism in New York, the film shows how a group of men and women fought against a remarkably homophobic establishment to help bring life-saving drugs to America. The film moved me so much that I decided to check out a public screening the next day just so I could take in one of the Q&As (there wasn't one at the industry screening I initially attended). And as expected, it was pretty powerful stuff:
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@peterknegt I want to pitch a story to the correct person at Indiewire re the new Miami Jewish Film Festival. Is that you? @Aliza_KatzPosted 3 hours ago
RT @indiewire: American Hustle surprises as big winner with #NYFCC. Full list of winners: http://t.co/skWur8R7SSPosted 2 days ago
@peterknegt Nothing ugh worthy about this one - it's about time he got industry recognition. Here's to his upcoming Academy Award!Posted 2 days ago
Pretty extraordinary, mostly silent performance. RT @peterknegt Robert Redford wins best actor from the #NYFCC: http://t.co/LNJ3u2DdDGPosted 2 days ago