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Up Next in The Films of Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman

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    Directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman • 1989 • United States

    A tremendous, handmade monument to lives lost to AIDS, the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt demonstrated that grief and activism together could forge a powerful symbol of resilience. Winner of the Academy Award for best documen...

  • Where Are We? Our Trip Through America

    Directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman • 1992 • United States

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    Directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman • 1995 • United States

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