Still Here

In the 1990s, when hundreds of patients were dying of AIDS right here in Utah, dancer Peter Christie beat the odds. Utah director Jenny Mackenzie and editor Scott Thornton created this portrait … it’s part of her forthcoming feature documentary that follows the work of retired Utah HIV health care providers Dr. Kristen Ries and her physician’s assistant Maggie Snyder. “Still Here” is screening this week as part of the Utah Film Center’s LGBT film festival Damn These Heels. Learn more at