The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial.
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To win a war, you have to start one.
Did You Know?
The clock tower seen across the Hudson River (in Hoboken, NJ) was not standing in the early 80s when the film's story took place. It was demolished in the 50s and rebuilt in 2007. See more
[to the President's advisor
What exactly does your title mean in terms of our plague?
We prefer not to use negative terms. It only scares people.
Well, there's 3,339 cases so far and 1,122 dead. Sounds like a plague to me. I'm scared, aren't you?
Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
Written by Mikey Craig
(as Michael Emile Craig), Roy Hay
(as Roy Ernest Hay), Jon Moss
(as Jonathan Aubrey Moss), Boy George
(as George Alan O'Dowd)
Performed by Culture Club
Courtesy of Virgin Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more