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World AIDS Day

posted by Nell Minow

In observance of World AIDS Day, I recommend these films:

Longtime Companion The first feature film to address the AIDS epidemic is this wrenching story of love and loss with beautiful performances from Campbell Scott, Bruce Davison, and Mary-Louise Parker.


And the Band Played On HBO’s drama with an all-star cast is based on the true story of the early days of the epidemic, the heroic public health officials and tragic mistakes.

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Philadelphia Tom Hanks won an Oscar for his portrayal of a lawyer who sued the law firm that fired him for having AIDS, based on a true story.

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