'The Other City' Spotlights AIDS In DC

There are two Washington DC's--the Capitol that is reflected in the media, and the other that is never talked about--the city with a ballooning HIV/AIDS rate, which is the highest in the United States. On April 26, in a packed room at the Ninth Annual Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, hundreds were glued to the screen, as the raw, tear-jerking documentary "The Other City" highlighted testimonies of people living with HIV/AIDS. Lawmakers, community activists, journalists, and public health officials were also featured expressing their concerns over the pandemic, such as the importance of the government allowing the exchange of used needles for clean ones to help lower the risk of spreading the virus....


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