Paying Homage to Jimmy de Sana

A video with Lena Dunham and her mother Laurie Simmons, about Laurie's best friend who died of AIDS in1990.

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In this video, the artist and filmmaker Laurie Simmons and her daughter Lena Dunham remember the legacy of photographer Jimmy De Sana--a groundbreaking artist and Laurie's best friend, who lost his life to AIDS in 1990. Laurie explores Jimmy's work and life, and reflects on her role as the caretaker of his legacy. Click here to donate to the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amFAR).

Produced for the 2017 amFAR NYC Gala in partnership with C41 Media.

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