Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt
Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1990)

This film, narrated by Dustin Hoffman, won an Academy Award for Best Documentary in 1989. Common Threads: Stories From the Quilt helps put faces on the names on the quilt of those who have died from AIDS. The quilt at that time covered 14… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 1, 1990
DVD Release Date: June 8, 2004
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Emanuel Levy

That each of the thousands of panels represents a life as unique as the five witnessed on screen is heartbreaking. This Oscar-winning docu paved the way for other features about AIDS.

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