If you’ve never watched Vito Russo’s inspirational speech - you’ve missed out on something important in the response to HIV. We’ve been excited for this documentary about him to come out, and are happy to see it playing at Inside Out this year.
AIDS ACTION NOW! will be in attendance at the Vito screening at the TIFF Lightbox on Saturday, May 26th at 7pm. Come check it out!
Also - if you missed seeing the ACT UP documentary, United in Anger: A History of ACT UP at Hotdocs, come to the screening at Inside Out on Friday, May 25th at 5:30pm
We need to remember and honour the many trials of HIV, and what early activist efforts helped accomplish for people with and affected by HIV; but let’s not forget that AIDS is not over - and there is still a lot we need to fight for today!
See you there!
AIDS ACTION NOW! members will be attending screenings of United In Anger: A History of ACT UP. In conjunction with the film, we’ll be handing theatre goers leaflets and answering a few questions during the Q&A, bringing awareness that AIDS is not over and the various issues we are fighting today.
The screenings will be Wed May 2 at 9:30 pm (Cumberland), Friday May 4 at 3:00 pm (TIFF Bell Lightbox), and Sunday May 6 1:15 Pm (Review)
See you there!
No Pants No Problem: Montreal Edition is happening during this week’s CAHR Conference . Come drop your pants and show AAN some love! We are Canada’s oldest volunteer-run AIDS activist organization and we need your support to keep our work going.
The No Pants facebook event is here!
With another attempt at reforming CAMR set to begin in the coming months, a fundraising effort is under way. This will allow the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and active members of civil society to continue lobbying MPs, and advocate to ensure that the Canadian government keeps its promise to help alleviate the needless suffering experienced by those without access to life- saving medicines.
Canadians for CAMR is planning on doing its part to contribute to this effort, and is currently in the midst of organizing a fundraising concert:
What: Concert for CAMR: A Campaign for Global Access to Meds
When: Saturday, March 3, 2012
Where: el Mocambo, 464 Spadina Avenue
Cost: $10/ticket, with 100% of proceeds going to the Canadian HIV/AIDS
Legal Network - http://aidslaw.ca/ and http://medicinesforall.ca/
***Concert for CAMR is a 19+ Event***
Bands: Quique Escamilla, The Folk, The Liras, Sonagur, and The Cool Hands!