Friday, October 4, 7:00pm; WFU’s Byrum Welcome Center
Director: Dan Krauss, Paul Haggis | USA | 2019 | 94 minutes | English
At the heart of the HIV/AIDS crisis and widespread hysteria, a single number and letter designated a ward on the fifth floor of San Francisco General Hospital, the first in the country designed specifically to deal with AIDS patients. The unit’s nurses’ emphasis on humanity and consideration of holistic well-being was a small miracle amid a devastating crisis and the ensuing panic about risk and infection.
Q & A moderated by Dr. Sam Pegram
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Director: Christopher Cosgrove | Australia | 2019 | 6 min | English
A young gay man is hiding an embarrassing secret about his body. When a long-term crush begins seducing him at a party, he is forced to confront his shame and expose the truth or risk losing the boy of his dreams.