The Battle of amfAR


Bijou by the Bay Fri, Aug 2, 2013 9:00 AM
Sponsored by Marshall & Terrill Persky and Dennis & Sandy Stockemer
Film Info
Section:Special Screenings
Free Screenings
Release Year:2013
Runtime:40 min.
Production Country:USA
Original Language:English
Web Site:
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:Elizabeth Taylor
Mathilde Krim
Director:Rob Epstein
Jeffrey Friedman
Produced by:Rob Epstein
Jeffrey Friedman
Sharon Wood
Screenwriter:Sharon Wood
Cinematography:Jon Shenk
Buddy Squires
Editing By:Michael Palmieri
Music By:Jeff Beal


This documentary from Academy Award-winning directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman tells the story of the extraordinary moment when research scientist Dr. Mathilde Krim and Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor joined forces in the fight against AIDS. In the early 1980s, the country was in the darkest days of the AIDS pandemic, and two women decided to do something about it by forming America’s first AIDS research foundation, thereby changing the course of history. The screening will be followed by an extended Q&A. In Person: Directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman.

Free Screening! This year, we’re making select movie screenings at the Bijou by the Bay and at Dutmers Theater free for the public. Free tickets to these select screenings will be available at the Main Box Office at 128 S. Union Street, by phone or walk-up, when public ticketing begins on Saturday, July 20. Tickets to free screenings are not available online.