About 200 people attended an advance screening of HBO's The Normal Heart in Chicago May 22 at the Venue Six10 room at Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership.
Representatives from HBO were on hand for the screening, along with representatives from AIDS and LGBT groups. On display were Chicago panels from the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt.
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Jack Segal of Comcast, which was also host of the screening, spoke about the need to stay engaged and active on AIDS and LGBT issues.
Anthony Galloway from AIDS Foundation of Chicago spoke about the "Step Up. Get Tested" campaign in June. Details available here: stepupgettested.com .
The Normal Heart premieres on HBO Sunday, May 25. See www.hbo.com/movies/the-normal-heart .
See the Windy City Times review here: www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/A-closer-look-at-The-Normal-Heart/47490.html .