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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.

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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.

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