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Powerful Documentary “Vito” Airs Tonight On HBO

Vito Russo fights for the right to survive in 1988. Photo: Rick Gerharter

It was the closing night film at the Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival last fall, and now Jeffrey Schwarz’s beautiful documentary about the life of film historian and AIDS activist Vito Russo will debut on HBO tonight, Monday, July 23rd.

“Vito” is a fascinating look at a fascinating man and we strongly encourage you to check it out…but have a box of tissue handy…things get very emotional as the film nears the end of Russo’s life…There WILL be tears.

Here’s the schedule for “Vito” on HBO/HBO 2.

Recounting the life of one of the founding fathers of the gay liberation movement, the inspiring documentary VITO debuts Monday, July 23 (9:00-10:45 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.

Other HBO playdates include:

July 26 (4:00 p.m., 12:50 a.m.)
July 29 (8:30 a.m., 5:10 a.m.)
July 31 (12:45 p.m.)
August 4 (3:00 p.m.)
August 8 (9:15 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates include:

July 25 (8:00 p.m.)
August 12 (11:45 a.m.)
August 17 (2:30 p.m.)

We also encourage you to check out our interview with Jeffrey Schwarz HERE. Mr. Schwarz is an amazing filmmaker and we can’t wait for his next film project, “I Am Divine” his documentary about the legendary star of “Pink Flamingos” and “Female Trouble”.

 

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