David France

By Katherine Speller on Thursday, May. 1, 2014 - 1:15 pm
Who needs an Oscar? The first place winners at the Catskill Mountains Film Festival take home a home-grown version of the iconic golden statuette: the "Catty," a cat hand-carved by a Catskills woodworker out of foraged mountain birch. Left: A "Catty," the... Read more
By Andrea Girolamo on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 - 12:21 pm
How to Survive a Plague, filmmaker David France's look at about the rise and impact of the AIDS advocacy group Act Up, is playing at Mountain Cinema in Hunter this weekend. The film was recently nominated for an Oscar, among its many other honors -- come... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 - 10:25 pm
Image from "How To Survive A Plague" Facebook page. "How To Survive A Plague," the first film by documentary filmmaker David France, was announced Thursday as an Oscar nominee, making the cut with four other documentary films vying for Best Documentary... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 - 12:26 pm
Above: The official trailer for "How To Survive a Plague," a documentary about AIDS activists in the '80s and '90s by filmmaker David France. The Delaware County town of Middletown may get the chance to root for one of its own at the upcoming Oscars in... Read more
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