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July 1, 2012

Displaying The Quilt

Joanie Juster, Reader Coordinator for  The NAMES Project Foundation, joined a Festival panel to discuss the first public displays of The AIDS Memorial Quilt in the 1980s.

 By reading aloud the names of individuals lost to AIDS, volunteers make sure they are not forgotten.

Videography by Abby Sternberg. Edited by Kelsey Michael and Marinna Guzy.

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