'We Were Here' and 'Something About Katie' (No More Stigma Film Series) on World Aids Day
DUE TO HURRICANE SANDY THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO DECEMBER 1st, WORLD AIDS DAY
GET DOWN and Maysles Cinema Present:
No More Stigma Film Series
Something About Katie
Kyle Sweet, 2012, 15 min.
A documentary short about Katie and how her father's HIV diagnosis changed her family forever. Something About Katie is produced by the GET DOWN Campaign and directed by GET DOWN intern Kyle Sweet.
We Were Here
David Weissman, 2011, 90 min.
We Were Here is the first documentary to take a deep and reflective look back at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco. It explores how the city's inhabitants were affected by, and how they responded to, that calamitous epidemic. Though a San Francisco-based story, We Were Here extends beyond San Francisco and beyond AIDS itself. It speaks to our capacity as individuals to rise to the occasion, and to the incredible power of a community coming together with love, compassion, and determination. Filmmakers David Weissman and Bill Weber co-directed the 2001 documentary, The Cockettes, chronicling San Francisco's legendary theater troupe of hippies and drag queens, 1969 1972. We Were Here revisits San Francisco a decade later, as its flourishing gay community is hit with an unimaginable disaster.
Post-Screening discussion with dir. David Weissman (via Skype). More speakers TBA.
Maysles Cinema (View)
343 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY 10027
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