Mother to Child

Mother to Child

The prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV come to life in this documentary, which follows the lives of two HIV positive pregnant women on a drug trial in Soweto. It conveys vividly their fears and hopes concerning the health of their babies, as well as their experiences of disclosure to

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Let’s Talk About it

Let’s Talk About it

This film captures the prevailing attitudes towards HIV/ AIDS in the townships of Cape Town. It looks at young people’s perceptions of HIV/AIDS and the challenges they face in practicing safer sex. Duration: 8 min Language: English and Swahili Producer: Sithunyiwe Gece Broadcaster’s Link

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Dreams of a Good Life

Dreams of a Good Life

Five women talk about life, love and how their dreams for the future have changed since finding out that they are HIV positive. This is a film about laughter, fear and the solace of sharing. This is a film about HIV and women. Duration: 15 min Language: English and Swahili

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The Ball

The Ball

Somewhere on a dusty soccer pitch in Mozambique, a group of boys are playing a game of soccer. Suddenly, a man runs onto the field, shouting. He stops the game and accuses the boys of stealing his condoms. There are many ways to use condoms, and in Mozambique little boys are

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A Red Ribbon Around My House

A Red Ribbon Around My House

A mother and daughter clash because of their different responses to AIDS. Pinky, flamboyant and loud, lets everyone know she is HIV positive. Ntombi, her daughter, just wants to be like everyone else. The two women disagree, but Pinky makes no apologies for her desire to live positively. Living, after

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A Miner’s Tale

A Miner’s Tale

Joachim is a migrant laborer who is torn between his responsibilities to his junior wife in South Africa and his senior wife in Mozambique. His elders insist he must do his traditional duties and give his wives more children but, knowing his HIV status, he must make a choice. What

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A Fighting Spirit

A Fighting Spirit

A national hero turns public enemy when he confesses his secret. Gilbert Josamu, Zimbabwean middle-weight boxing champion, discovered he was HIV positive at the height of his boxing career. Living in a society where HIV/AIDS is taboo, Josamu decided to pursue his career without disclosing his status. Just months before

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