Common Threads: Stories From the Quilt


1h 15m 1989
Common Threads: Stories From the Quilt

Brief Synopsis

A documentary that tells the stories of five people who died from AIDS and how their loved ones came to terms with their loss through participation in the AIDS Memorial Quilt. The huge quilt, made by friends and relatives of people who have died of AIDS, has traveled throughout the United States to raise money for AIDS research. The documentary makes use of interviews with families and friends, plus photos and home movies.

Film Details

Genre
Documentary
Release Date
1989

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 15m

Synopsis

A documentary that tells the stories of five people who died from AIDS and how their loved ones came to terms with their loss through participation in the AIDS Memorial Quilt. The huge quilt, made by friends and relatives of people who have died of AIDS, has traveled throughout the United States to raise money for AIDS research. The documentary makes use of interviews with families and friends, plus photos and home movies.

Crew

Betsy Bannerman

Sound Editor

Betsy Bannerman

Assistant Editor

Carol Baum

Executive Producer

Peregrine Beckman

Apprentice

Mark Berger

Sound Mixer

Elliot Berlin

Sound

Thomas Blanco

Assistant

Todd Boekelheide

Music

Melissa Bower

Research Assistant

Phil Brotherton

Grip

Michael Chin

Cinematographer

Steven Condiotti

Gaffer

Bill CouturiƩ

Producer

Peter T Crosman

Animator

Anna Davis

Assistant Sound Editor

Ray Day

Assistant Camera Operator

Jean De Segonzac

Director Of Photography

Richard Downing

Photography

Doug Dunderdale

Assistant Camera Operator

Doug Dunderdale

Sound

John Dunkin

Assistant Camera Operator

Cindy Eckert

Research Assistant

Judy Epstein

Production Assistant

Robert Epstein

Editor

Robert Epstein

Producer

Robert Epstein

Writer

Jeffrey Friedman

Editor

Jeffrey Friedman

Writer

Jeffrey Friedman

Producer

Sandy Gallin

Executive Producer

Eric Garber

Production Assistant

Matthew Geer

Production Coordinator

Kevin Grady

Production Assistant

Ned Hallick

Gaffer

John Haptas

Sound

Lin Hempling

Assistant

Samuel Henriques

Assistant Camera Operator

Deborah Hoffman

Editing

Deborah Hoffman

Editor

Karen Hughes

Titles

Doug Jones

Editing

Mark Kohr

Grip

Edward Lachman

Cinematographer

David Landau

Grip

Steve Longstreth

Sound

Ellen C Martin

Production Assistant

Bobby Mcferrin

Music

Kaye Mckinzie

Production

Steve Mehail

Production Assistant

Anne Moriyasu

Production Assistant

Steve Newberger

Production Assistant

Phil Oeliker

Assistant Camera Operator

Michael Penland

Sound

B Z Petroff

Production Manager

B Z Petroff

Associate Producer

Kathy Post

Research Assistant

Michael Purbaugh

Other

Frances Reid

Cinematographer

Erich Roland

Cinematographer

Zvi Howard Rosenman

Executive Producer

Susan J Rossi

Production Assistant

Cindy Ruskin

Writer

Bill Sakolsky

Production Assistant

Chris Shellenberger

Other

Patrick Shellenberger

Other

Bob Silverthorne

Sound

Sandy Stanton

Grip

Jamie Stobie

Researcher

Dyanna Taylor

Director Of Photography

Peter Tenney

Production Assistant

Peter Thomas

Gaffer

Dennis Towns

Sound

Murray Van Dyke

Assistant Camera Operator

Janet Van Ham

Photography

Marilyn Waterman

Sound

Jeff Watts

Sound Editor

David Weissman

Assistant Camera

Peter Williams

Animator

Craig Withrow

Assistant Camera Operator

Kathy Witte

Consultant

John Wright

Production Assistant

Wendy Zheutlin

Research Assistant

Film Details

Genre
Documentary
Release Date
1989

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 15m

Award Wins

Best Documentary Feature

1989

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