Series/Themes: Documentary, From Page to Screen, Historical Themes, LGBTQ Focus, Political and Social Issues, Special Guests
Film Year: 2015
Film Length: 82 min.
Director: Jean Carlomusto
Featuring: Larry Kramer
This powerful documentary candidly peers into the life of visionary author and playwright Larry Kramer, the political firebrand whose decades of tireless activism forever changed LGBTQ rights and the AIDS movement forever. Larry Kramer in Love and Anger is highlighted by unprecedented interview access to Kramer, the cofounder of the Gay Men’s Health Crisis and ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power.) The documentary follows Kramer as he battles complications from a liver transplant and a decade of living with HIV, painting a vivid picture of a fascinating, important, and often controversial man who gave voice to the outrage and grief that inspired a generation of gay men and women to fight for their lives. Discussion with author-activist Larry Kramer
Supported by HBO and U.Va. Department of Drama
UVA : Newcomb Hall Theater