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Filmmaker Thom Fitzgerald and the “AIDS THING”

Filmmaker Thom Fitzgerald and the "AIDS THING"

Filmmaker Thom Fitzgerald is keeping a diary that is being published in 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?

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