17:34, December 09 83 0

2018-12-09 17:34:06


Support this documentary about a gay ‘saint’ who helped poor, HIV-positive people die with dignity

During the height of the AIDS epidemic, Hank Wilson ran a hospice for hundreds of poor, HIV-positive San Franciscans. But today, few people are aware of who he was or what he did. A new documentary on his life and work aims to change this.

Related: The history of the iconic LGBT rainbow flag

The documentary will also feature animation by Jeremy Rourke, music by the Kronos Quartet and Tin Hat and a slate of interviews including comedian Lea Delaria, former State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano and singer-songwriter Blackberri.

Follow @LGBTnation

Random movies

  • The Wolves of Kromer (1998)  

    The Wolves of Kromer (1998)

    Once upon a time in the village of Kromer lived two beautiful young wolves. Cocksure Gabriel takes newcomer Seth under his paw and helps reconcile him to the vilification associated with being a wolf. They fall head-over-heels in puppy love, playing together around picturesque waterfalls, secluded woodlands, and moonlit lakes. One day a wicked old crone and her goofy sidekick kill their mistress, frame the wolves, and incite a torch-bearing mob of religious zealots to seek vengeance on the...