2012 Best Documentary Winner

How to Survive a Plague

It’s not the most popular doc of the year, or necessarily the most artful, or the most politically relevant, but this movie fascinated me in a way that no other documentary did this year.  Director David France really dug into the archives and found all the necessary footage to really tell a story without missing many beats.  The resulting film feels less like a historical document and more like a vital disaster film.

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