The Pink Pimpernel

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  • The Pink Pimpernel

  • Artist: John Greyson
  • Year: 1989
  • Duration: 34:00
  • Country: United States
  • An experimental documentary exploring the politics of AIDS treatment issues. Documentary interviews with AIDS activists and people with AIDS are intercut with a dramatic retelling of the reactionary French Revolution classic ÒThe Scarlet Pimpernel . In this version, the mysterious Pink Pimpernel smuggles in illegal AIDS treatment drugs from the States. Four safer sex tapes (remakes of famous films by dead gay artists) round out this tape.

  • Accession #: 1707
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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