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REKT: David France’s HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE

This is REKT, the column where each month one Cinepunx staffer recommends films to the rest of the fam. We may be stoked, or we may be wrecked. This month, it’s Adrianna Gober’s turn to do the damage. Here are Nick Spacek’s thoughts on How to Survive a Plague. I considered starting this with “I don’t want to get all political, but …”, but figured that no, I do, in fact want to get political when discussing David France’s 2012 documentary, How to Survive a Plague. Starting in 1987, France’s film documents the creation and rise of ACT UP (AIDS
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