United in Anger: A History of ACT UP Reviews

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Mike Scott
October 6, 2012

This story deserves more than a merely functional telling, which is really all it manages here.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena
February 22, 2014

Que o ACT UP foi essencial ao desmistificar a AIDS e melhorar as condições de suas vítimas é algo inquestionável. Mas Unidos pela Raiva não precisava repetir isso por 90 minutos para provar o argumento.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Kam Williams
July 8, 2012

A telling reminder of just how effective civil disobedience still can be when you tap into a forbidden emotion to unleash the requisite righteous rage needed to challenge an intransigent authority in collective and constructive fashion.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
John Anderson
Top Critic
July 5, 2012

A documentary that could have been a lot angrier but aims to educate rather than agitate.

Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
Top Critic
July 5, 2012

As scrappy and passionate as the actions it documents, "United in Anger: A History of Act Up" delivers a living tribute to a movement spawned by death and despair.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
Top Critic
July 3, 2012

Crucially, the variety of interviewees in Hubbard's doc-men and women of different races and classes-underscores just how diverse ACT UP was in its heyday.

David Noh
Film Journal International
July 5, 2012

Those Wall Street occupiers could learn something from this superbly informative and moving documentary about a movement that really got the job done.

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