Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Note to documentary makers

Be very, very careful not to depict someone you show on screen as an intravenous-drug-using gay man with HIV/AIDS -- unless you're really, really sure that he is. And don't expect California's anti-SLAPP statute to save you if you're wrong.

(h/t Loeb & Loeb)


  1. Where did the producers get the footage of Whitaker in the first place?

  2. The opinion isn't explicit on this point, but it appears that they just went to a public street and shot footage of random people.


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