Testing the Limits: NYC part 1
1987, 29:45 minutes, colour, English
From scenes of recovering I. V. drug users distributing condoms in the South Bronx, to civil disobedience at Federal Plaza, Testing the Limits: NYC Part 1 chronicles a community's efforts to take control of the epidemic.
"A moving and inspiring picture of popular resistance to massive social injustice" writes Simon Watney, author of Policing Desire. Spanning March to April 1987, Part 1 examines government accountability with respect to civil liberties, education and health care. This documentary has been used extensively by media studies and AIDS awareness programs in schools and universities as well as an organizing tool for community based groups.
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