Common Threads : Stories from the Quilt

United States, 1989

Film
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This Oscar winning film celebrates five individuals who have died from AIDS. Through interviews, photos, home movies and other remembrances, the portraits of these five people and their loved ones show how they came to terms with their loss by participating in the AIDS Memorial Quilt. The film also encapsulates the history of the AIDS epidemic as reported by the news media in the U.S. from 1981-89. Including an interview with writer Vito Russo. Narrated by Dustin Hoffman.

Credits

co-director

Jeffrey Friedman

Robert Epstein

co-producer

Jeffrey Friedman

Robert Epstein

Bill Couturie

production company

Telling Pictures

Language

English

Duration

01:17:00:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37395

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → AIDS (Disease)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Epidemics

People → Russo, Vito

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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