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The Normal Heart Film Screening & Discussion

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Unitarian Universalist Church of Corpus Christi aka U2C3

6901 Holly Rd

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Come see HBO's Emmy-Award winning "The Normal Heart" based on the Tony-Award winning screenplay by Larry Kramer, co-founder of the Gay Men's Health Crisis and the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power—ACT UP. This engrossing film by Ryan Murphy dramatizes the early days of the HIV/AIDS virus in order to tell a gripping story about gay political activism that changed the course of history. Following the film, stay for a discussion with local survivors and activists who will share their stories of political action as they faced the AIDS crisis locally.

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Film Screening & Panel Discussion on AIDS Activism

Come see HBO's Emmy-Award winning "The Normal Heart" based on the Tony-Award winning screenplay by Larry Kramer, co-founder of the Gay Men's Health Crisis and the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power—ACT UP. This engrossing film by Ryan Murphy dramatizes the early days of the HIV/AIDS virus in order to tell a gripping story about gay political activism that changed the course of history. Following the film, stay for a discussion with local survivors and activists who will share their stories of political action as they faced the AIDS crisis locally.

The Unitarian Universalist Church on Saturday, December 7, 2019 beginning at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.

The AIDS Memorial Quilt

Sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt – the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 96,000 individuals lost to AIDS – will be on view from Sunday, December 1 to Friday, December 6, 2019, at the Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation, 2882 Holly Road, in Corpus Christi, Texas. This free exhibition of The AIDS Memorial Quilt is being hosted by the Mosaic Project of South Texas, Inc. and the Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation as part of World AIDS Day. Visitors may view the display Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

World AIDS Day & Free, Community-Wide Events

The Quilt will be unveiled on World AIDS Day—Sunday, December 1, 2019. The evening will begin with an interfaith memorial service at 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ located at 5525 Lipes Blvd. with a reception and the Quilt unveiling immediately following until 8 p.m. at the Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation located at 2882 Holly Road.

The following Saturday, December 7, 2019 will include a viewing of the Emmy-award winning HBO film “The Normal Heart” based on the Tony-Award winning screenplay by Larry Kramer about the early days of the AIDS epidemic that will include a panel discussion with local survivors and community activists at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Corpus Christi located at 6901 Holly Road. The evening will end with “A Celebration of Life” community event with entertainment beginning at 10 p.m. at the Hidden Door, located at 802 S. Staples.

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