VIVA, Find Your Voice: Review

VIVA: Find Your Voice Directed by Paddy Breathnach Magnolia Pictures Reviewed by Alina Oswald “Why is everyone on this island addicted to drama?” Luis Alberto Garcia’s character, Mama,...

When AIDS Was Funny: Review

When AIDS Was Funny Directed by Scott Calonico AD&D Production, Ltd. Reviewed by T.J. Banks The dots just don’t connect when it comes to Ronald Reagan and the...

Positively Beautiful: Review

Positively Beautiful Directed by Diveena Cooppan Mo Berry Productions/Wicked Delicate Reviewed by T.J. Banks When you come to the edge of all the light you have known and...

Longtime Companion Turns 25

Here’s the premise of Longtime Companion, which opened in theaters a quarter century ago: a group of gay friends in New York are changed...

Joseph Rivera: Advocate

Dancing for a Cause Joseph Rivera, Cofounder of Baila Society dance company, shows us the move to fight the AIDS epidemic Text & Photos by Alina...

Desert Migration

A Moving Migration A powerful documentary features the stories of thirteen men, living with HIV, growing old & starting over in the California desert by Chip...

Larry Kramer In Love and Anger: Review

Is there love in anger? Or anger in love? The answer might just be a resounding “yes,” in both cases, especially when individuals find...

Merce: A Modern Day HIV Comedy

Flamboyant, funny, outrageous, glamorous, bawdy, while also very much “the guy next door” (in a funny, glamorous way that is), Merce captures, ever so...

Time Capsule

Let’s pretend that a time capsule is being prepared to be buried for 100 years that will include cultural items related to HIV/AIDS. It would be a chance for our generation to speak to future generations

Red Flamboyant

An Unlikely Hero Don Nguyen and Laura Savia discuss the making of Red Flamboyant, a play about the first Vietnamese AIDS support group by Alina Oswald When...

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