Surviving, Uniting, Anger and the Plague
A conversation with directors David France and Jim Hubbard
Saturday March 9, 2013, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Kellen Auditorium. 66 Fifth Avenue at 13th Street, ground floor
This conversation brings together directors David France and Jim Hubbard to discuss their documentaries, both which explore AIDS activism during the earliest days of the ongoing pandemic in New York City. Moderated by Tony Whitfield.
Preceded by the following screenings in the Kellen Auditorium (No registration needed for the screenings).
11:00am—The Other City (2010, dir. Susan Koch)
1:30pm—How To Survive a Plague (2012, dir. David France)
4:00pm—United in Anger: A History of ACT UP (2012, dir. Jim Hubbard)
Revisiting the AIDS Crisis and the Ongoing Pandemic
Public Health Challenges in the 21st Century
Other events include:
Time is Not A Line
A public conversation around the anxiety of knowing, forgetting, history and living
Sunday March 10, 2013 @ 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Lang Café, 65 West 11th Street, ground floor
Inspired by the current cultural production around HIV/AIDS and the early response, this public conversation, will provide a forum for those engaged in counter culture and queer world making. The afternoon event is a chance to collectively reckon with historical legacies and the present moment in pursuit of progressive futures. Issues around being overwhelmed, "feeling backward', identifying with the dead, archive activism, trans politics, and "ongoing AIDS" will be explored. Refreshments will be served. Hosted by Pato Hebert and Ted Kerr for Visual AIDS.
AIDS, Treatment and Labor
A screening and discussion
Monday March 11, 2013 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Bark Room, 2 West 13th Street, ground floor
They Go to Die is a documentary film that reveals the health, human rights, and legal complexities associated with TB and AIDS in the gold mining industry of South Africa though the context of labor, life, love and family. The film will be followed by a presentation by Colleen Daniels, Director of TB/HIV at Treatment Action Group NY, who will discuss the current state of epidemiological research on HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis and discuss how data on surveillance can inform health policy, advocacy and action.
When & Where
Visual AIDS, and the New Museum
Visual AIDS utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over. www.visualaids.org
Founded in 1977, the New Museum is a leading destination for new art and new ideas. It is Manhattan’s only dedicated contemporary art museum and is respected internationally for the adventurousness and global scope of its curatorial program.