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Inside Out’s Ottawa-Gatineau film festival opens with AIDS documentary

We Were Here will screen Nov 18

Among the films screening at this year’s Inside Out Film and Video festival is David Weissman’s documentary We Were Here. The film uses firsthand accounts to take viewers back to the beginning of the AIDS crisis in San Francisco in the early 1980s.

Xtra’s Peter Knegt sat down with the film’s director. Check out the video interview below.

The Inside Out Ottawa-Gatineau LGBT Film and Video Festival is set to open on Nov 17. The fifth annual festival runs from Nov 17 to 20.

For more information on Inside Out, click here. Read Xtra‘s previous story on We Were Here.