Today, more than thirty years after the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, it is finally possible to look at the cultural and social history of this disease. AIDS has acted as a generator, an initiator, a producer of new kinds of activism.
Come and watch the movie “Passeurs” at the Alliance Francaise de Melbourne, 51 Grey St, St Kilda, on Wednesday 23rd July at 7:30 pm. In recounting the stories of different personal commitments, PASSEURS outlines the key steps of an unprecedented mobilization, telling a story of AIDS which joins in with the wider field of social history. The film tackles the essential work of coming to terms with our past, an unpalatable and disturbing past which we might rather want to forget