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Silverlake Life: The View From Here

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PBS Premiere: June 15, 1993


Winner of over 10 international awards including the Prix Italia and the Sundance Grand Jury Prize, Silverlake Life: The View From Here is an extraordinary video diary about living with AIDS. This landmark film documents, with guts and humor, the love and dedication of longtime companions Tom Joslin and Mark Massi. From the emotional challenge of living with a fatal illness to the frustration of maintaining daily routines, this is a powerful tale of love, commitment, mortality and the strength of the human spirit.

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TAGS: aids, commitment, hiv, love, mortality

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Film Information

Silverlake Life

Premiere Date: June 15, 1993

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Filmmakers: Tom Joslin, Peter Friedman Bio

Press: Press Release


Tom Joslin
Tom Joslin
Peter Friedman
Peter Friedman

Critical Acclaim

A testament to an extraordinary relationship, a love story in extremis.”

— David Ansen,

Extraordinarily moving... no one who sees it through to its unexpectedly buoyant final scene will regret the time spent or be unchanged by the experience.”

— Kenneth Turan,
LA Times

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