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DVD: “How To Survive a Plague,” “The Master,” “Holy Motors,” And More!

How to Survive a Plague
($24.99 DVD; IFC Films)

Journalist David France’s eye-opening documentary on how AIDS activists changed the way our government and pharmaceutical sector addressed the AIDS crisis (and other terminal diseases to boot) is essential viewing. Many untold stories from the epidemic are revealed through compelling archival footage and individual stories.