Paul Haggis and Dan Krauss & # 39; doc. 5B – Play in Cannes as a Special Screening – Want to shed light on the history of pioneering caregivers at the San Francisco General Hospital tackling the AIDS crisis at the peak of anxiety and paranoia since the virus is its greatest Tribute demanded. Between archive footage of Ward 5B with new interviews with the people who were there, there is a heartbreaking story of heroism, both by the patients and by those who treat them as the world struggles to cope with the AIDS epidemic to get. 19659002] "We started to imagine a movie that allowed viewers to be first-hand at the station in 1983 at the height of the AIDS crisis," Krauss said at the Deadline studio in Cannes. "And when we realized that we had this incredible opportunity ̵
The Doc, which releases Stateside on June 14, will assist (RED) in its ongoing fight against AIDS and donate part of the net proceeds to the Global Fund. Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who advocated for the doctor in Cannes, joined Krauss in the studio to share her support.
"I come from a family of doctors," said Chopra Jonas. "My grandmother was a nurse, I know what it takes. I saw the tribute it cost. "
Chopra Jonas said to Krauss emphatically," Your movie, Dan, gets you to sit up and say, 'What did I do for humanity? Did I do something that is selfless?' Because [the caregivers] It really mobilizes you to the feeling, 'Oh, my God, I have to do more.'
Take a closer look at Krauss and Chopra Jonas in our interview above.
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