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A fighting spirit

Author: Leo Phiri; Nakai Matema; ICE Media (Firm); Steps for the Future (Organization); California Newsreel (Firm)
Publisher: [South Burlington, Vt.] : California Newsreel, [2001?]
Series: Steps for the Future (Series), 10.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : PAL color broadcast system : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Zimbabwean middle-weight boxing champion, Gilbert Josamu, discovered he was HIV positive at the height of his career. Many in Zimbabwean society view HIV/AIDS as a disease for white homosexuals. Although feeling conflicted about endangering his opponents, Josamu forged his medical certificate and continued to fight. A few months before he died, he confessed to having lived with HIV for 14 years. This confession was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Short films
Named Person: Gilbert Josamu; Gilbert Josamu
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Phiri; Nakai Matema; ICE Media (Firm); Steps for the Future (Organization); California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 54765587
Language Note: In English and Shona with English subtitles.
Notes: Container erroneously states the video is in PAL format.
"Ice Films."
Credits: Camera, Michael Schlömer ; editor, Jari Heikkinen ; music, Keith Farquharson.
Description: 1 videocassette (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC.
Series Title: Steps for the Future (Series), 10.
Responsibility: director, Leo Phiri ; producer, Nakai Matema.

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Zimbabwean middle-weight boxing champion, Gilbert Josamu, discovered he was HIV positive at the height of his career. Many in Zimbabwean society view HIV/AIDS as a disease for white homosexuals. Although feeling conflicted about endangering his opponents, Josamu forged his medical certificate and continued to fight. A few months before he died, he confessed to having lived with HIV for 14 years. This confession was followed by public outrage. Josamu formed an AIDS support group to help him and others deal with public perceptions of people living with HIV. He also embarked on a public campaign to encourage people to disclose their positive status.

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