This film, narrated by Dustin Hoffman, won an Academy Award for Best Documentary in 1989. Common Threads: Stories From the Quilt helps put faces on the names on the quilt of those who have died from AIDS. The quilt at that time covered 14 acres. The lives of five people who suffered and fought this disease are celebrated. ~ Rose of Sharon Winter, All Movie Guide
Each of these inspiring documentaries will take you to a world you've never been or tell you a story you've never heard, and deserve a place in the archives. One prerequisite: the films had to be currently available on DVD.