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Living with slim : kids talk about HIV/AIDS

Author: Sam Kauffmann; Esther Kangave; Caleb Turyamwijuka
Publisher: [Medfield, MA] : Sam Kauffmann, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : VHS tape : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In many African countries, HIV/AIDS is called "slim." In this film, seven African children, ranging in age from 6 to 17 years old, talk about what it's like to be HIV-positive. Three of the children have lost both parents and three have lost one parent to AIDS. They talk about how they felt when the first learned of their condition, how they are treated at home and at school, and how the illness affects their daily  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Kauffmann; Esther Kangave; Caleb Turyamwijuka
OCLC Number: 69185366
Notes: Special features: Preview (30 sec.); Director's notes [text feature]; AIDS facts [text feature]; How you can help [text feature]; DVD credits [text feature].
Credits: Associate producer, Esther Kangave ; translation, Gerald Atwine ; music, Rita Sabiiti.
Performer(s): Interviewees Stella, Prossy, John, Dianah, Paul, Eva, Kizza; interviewers, Esther Kangave, Caleb Turyamwijuka.
Awards: Winner of Special Achievement Award from the Boston Society of Film Critics, 2004.
Description: 1 videodisc (29 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Kids talk about HIV/AIDS
Responsibility: a film by Sam Kauffmann.

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In many African countries, HIV/AIDS is called "slim." In this film, seven African children, ranging in age from 6 to 17 years old, talk about what it's like to be HIV-positive. Three of the children have lost both parents and three have lost one parent to AIDS. They talk about how they felt when the first learned of their condition, how they are treated at home and at school, and how the illness affects their daily lives. All these children could grow up to live long and productive lives, but without access to anti-retroviral drugs, most of them will die needlessly.

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