Is Love Greater Than Our Secrets?

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Marsha Moment Message: YES, on Saturday, February 25 at 1pm, Yours Truly – Marsha R Bonner, Founder of the H.U.G.S. Movement Presents ’90 DAYS’ Film Screening and Panel on Healthy Relationships – Addressing Couples Living and Loving with HIV. The program will take place at Express Newark Lecture Hall 213, 54 Halsey Street, 2nd floor, Newark NJ 07102.
“90 DAYS” stars Teyonah Parris (Survivor’s Remorse, Mad Men & Chi-Raq), with executive producer Jussie Smollett (Empire, The Skinny & The Mighty Ducks). This powerful thought-provoking short film seeks to give people living with HIV and those who love them hope toward finding intimacy while educating others.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion about healthy relationships moderated by Founder of the H.U.G.S. Movement and Assistant Vice President of Human Resources for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Marsha R. Bonner, SHRM-CP and featuring 90 DAYS filmmakers Nathan Hale Williams and Jennia Fredrique Aponte, with Rev. Jae Quinlan of UFC Newark and M. Ishmael Griffin MD FAAEM, attending Physician of Emergency Medicine/Primary Care.
Is love greater than our secrets? The film 90 DAYS explores that question through the story of a man and a woman who are faced with a life-altering decision after ninety days of dating. The heavy burden of HIV/AIDS on the black LGBT community is well-known; however, black women are also disproportionately at risk, with approximately 16,100 women living with HIV/AIDS in New Jersey State, according to the State of New Jersey Health Department, click here. It’s time to have an honest conversation about testing and prevention, as well as the ways that stigma can get in the way of healthy relationships. The panel will explore these topics, as well as the goals of New York State’s blueprint for Ending the Epidemic of HIV/AIDS.
Nathan and Jennia plan to travel the country with the series called 90 DAYS: ADVOCACY, ACTIVISM & STORYTELLING ©, a series of screenings and discussions about healthy relationships, created by Nathan Hale Williams. For additional information on community engagement, sponsorship and/or media inquiries contact Richard E. Pelzer II, Executive Producer of 90 DAYS at 929.841.6541 or PelzerMEGA1 Visit website:
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H.U.G.S. Movement (Helping Us Grow Spiritually) advocate appreciation of all humanity. The movement encourages individuals from around the world to respect and appreciate others through their words, actions and deeds by living and embracing a “HUGS Mindset”.. More information is at
A pivotal part of the 90 DAYS film project is our ability as filmmakers to inspire, educate and motivate communities by removing the ‘STIGMA’ associated with HIV/AIDS. The film was produced with the help of the ACT Against AIDS Initiative, AIDS Healthcare Foundation and the HIV Stops with Me campaign. With local NJ/NY community partners. For additional information visit: