Filmscene

HIV/AIDS - 30 Years

A series of films and conversations reflecting on the 30th anniversary of HIV/AIDS medical care at the University of Iowa AIDS Clinic.

Upcoming Screenings

HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE

2012 / USA / David France

Mon, Apr 226:00pm

The story of two coalitions – ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) – whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition. Presented in partnership with Iowa City Pride and as part of HIV/AIDS in Iowa City: Thirty Years and Beyond, a four-day reflection marking the 30th anniversary of care at the University of Iowa AIDS Clinic.

LIFE, ABOVE ALL

2010 / South Africa + / Oliver Schmitz

Tue, Apr 236:00pm

A 12-year-old-girl fights prejudice when her family is ostracized by a South African community. Presented in partnership with the Bijou Film Board and as part of HIV/AIDS in Iowa City: Thirty Years and Beyond, a four-day reflection marking the 30th anniversary of care at the University of Iowa AIDS Clinic.

PHILADELPHIA

1993 / USA / Jonathan Demme

Wed, Apr 246:00pm

Lawyer Andrew Beckett (Oscar-winner Tom Hanks) sues his former employer after they fire him upon learning about his HIV status. Presented as part of HIV/AIDS in Iowa City: Thirty Years and Beyond, a four-day reflection marking the 30th anniversary of care at the University of Iowa AIDS Clinic.