This film recounts the history of the Peter Krueger Clinic, NYC’s first clinic dedicated to treating people with HIV/AIDS, which opened in 1989. The film is told through the remarkable stories of resilient patients and caregivers that speak about their journeys during the last global pandemic that claimed the lives of tens of millions of people worldwide.
For the children and grandchildren of the thousands of Japanese Americans held in concentration camps, the memory continues to evoke pain, shame and confusion–so much so that it is rarely even discussed.
On May 6, 2009, Maine became the first state in this country to legislatively grant same-sex couples the right to marry. Seven months later, on November 3, 2009 Maine reversed, becoming the 31st state in this country to say “no” to gay and lesbian marriage.
Passing Poston tells the moving and haunting story of four former internees of the Poston Relocation Center. Each person shadowed by a tragic past, each struggling in their own painful way to reconcile the trauma of their youth, each still searching and yearning during the last chapter of their lives, to find their rightful place in this country.