By Indiewire | Indiewire September 13, 2005 at 7:08AM
Filmmaker Thom Fitzgerald is keeping a diary that is being published in CTV.ca about his experience at the Toronto International Film Festival with his feature, "3 Needles." He laments how a bout of the flu causes some concerns that his illness is far more severe due to his two past films featuring characters with AIDS:
Even with the first film, The Event, which was about the right to die with dignity, I was often asked by journalists and fans if I was HIV-positive. Often with a furrowed brow, they demand "What's with the AIDS THING?