The Ashes Action (1992)
AIDS Community Television weekly series
originally telecast September 16, 1996 ~ (29:00)
produced and edited by James Wentzy, with Jerry Lakatos
Additional Cameras: James Wentzy, John Schabel, Tony Arena, Shraga Lev, Andrew Chang,
Gloria G. Horning, Elaine Angelopoulos, Tim McCarthy.
[from a flyer announcing the 1992 Ashes Action: ]
BRING YOUR GRIEF AND RAGE ABOUT AIDS TO A
in Washington D.C. Sunday October 11, 1992 at 1:00 P.M.
For more than a decade,
your government has mocked your
loss. You have spoken out in anger, joined
political protests, carried fake coffins and mock
tombstones, and splattered red paint to represent
someone's HIV-positive blood, perhaps
your own. George Bush believes that
the White House gates shield him,
from you, your loss, and his responsibility
for the AIDS crisis. Now it is time to
bring AIDS home to George Bush.
On October 11th, we will carry
the actual ashes of people
we love in funeral
the White House.
In an act of grief and
rage and love, we
will deposit their
ashes on the