United in Anger: A History of ACT UP
United in Anger: A History of ACT UP (2012)

United in Anger: A History of ACT UP is an inspiring documentary about the birth and life of the AIDS activist movement from the perspective of the people in the trenches fighting the epidemic. Utilizing oral histories of members of ACT UP,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 6, 2012
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

As scrappy and passionate as the actions it documents, "United in Anger: A History of Act Up" delivers a living tribute to a movement spawned by death and despair.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Que o ACT UP foi essencial ao desmistificar a AIDS e melhorar as condições de suas vítimas é algo inquestionável. Mas Unidos pela Raiva não precisava repetir isso por 90 minutos para provar o argumento.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Those Wall Street occupiers could learn something from this superbly informative and moving documentary about a movement that really got the job done.

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John Anderson
Variety

A documentary that could have been a lot angrier but aims to educate rather than agitate.

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Mike Scott
Times-Picayune

This story deserves more than a merely functional telling, which is really all it manages here.

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Melissa Anderson
Village Voice

Crucially, the variety of interviewees in Hubbard's doc-men and women of different races and classes-underscores just how diverse ACT UP was in its heyday.

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Kam Williams
AALBC.com

A telling reminder of just how effective civil disobedience still can be when you tap into a forbidden emotion to unleash the requisite righteous rage needed to challenge an intransigent authority in collective and constructive fashion.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
There is no doubt that ACT UP played a major role in the fight against the AIDS pandemic, but this documentary lacks a clear structure and proves to be quite… More