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This emotionally stunning film deservedly won the 1989 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
My students learn so much in this film; they learn about grief, and they learn that they must never, never forget the pain and suffering of the early days of AIDS.
Wanting to make a film that accompanied the amazing paneled quilt that was being created as a response to ignored AIDS epidemic.
Part of Gay history that will always haunt us but is not over. 1980's early 90's have a lot to teach us moving forward as a movement. A must see for today's young 20 something's.Published 20 months ago by warren j rincavage
This is my all time favorite movie on the topic of HIV/AIDS. I have used this as a teaching tool for my nursing assistant students for the past 8 years. Read morePublished on February 22, 2013 by SpunkieNurse
Common Threads - Stories From The Quilt certainly deserves the Oscar it won for best documentary in the spring of 1990. Read morePublished on July 31, 2009 by Matthew G. Sherwin
Throughout much of the 1980s and 1990s a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS was both an immediate death sentence and social horror: most patients died in less than a year and their march to the... Read morePublished on April 1, 2009 by Gary F. Taylor
I am a health teacher who first saw this moving film right after it came out. Always seeking a way to help my students know the history behind this pandemic, this film remains a... Read morePublished on November 19, 2007 by Julie Andrews
This is a heartbreaking and amazing documentary. Do not neglect to watch the special features. Vito Russo's ACT UP Speech alone is worth the price of this dvd.Published on April 18, 2005 by aitapata