Common Threads: Stories From The Quilt

  • 1989
  • Movie
  • Documentary

The NAMES project began in San Francisco in 1987, to commemorate victims of the AIDS virus, largely homosexuals, junkies or hemophiliacs stigmatized and ignored by 1980s mainstream America and the media. Emblems of the dead were woven into an ever-growing network of quilts, lending human faces to dry casualty statistics. This moving documentary, quite properly,...read more

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  • Released: 1989
  • Review: The NAMES project began in San Francisco in 1987, to commemorate victims of the AIDS virus, largely homosexuals, junkies or hemophiliacs stigmatized and ignored by 1980s mainstream America and the media. Emblems of the dead were woven into an ever-growing… (more)

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