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?
The title of the play and the movie comes from a line in W.H. Auden
's poem "September 1, 1939". See more
In the house at Fire Island a Baseball game is seen on the TV which Bruce mentions. In the summer of 1981 however there was a long MLB strike from June 12th through August 9th, 1981 during which time that scene presumably is set and no games were played. See more
You're accusing the government of the United States of a conspiracy to murder all gay men?
Yes... Yes, you can say that. Yes, I am!
I Will Survive
Written by Dino Fekaris
, Freddie Perren
(as Frederick Perren)
Performed by Gloria Gaynor
Courtesy of Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more