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Author: Robyn Hofmeyr; Phakathi Films (Firm); Day Zero Film & Video (Firm); Steps for the Future (Organization); California Newsreel (Firm)
Publisher: [South Burlington, Vt.] : California Newsreel, [2001?]
Series: Steps for the Future (Series), 3.
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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This is the story of a fifteen-year old South African girl, Busi, who is an HIV-positive mother. Busi's mother abandoned her when Busi becomes pregnant, even before testing positive for AIDS. Busi is chosen for a mother-to-child drug trial and to be the subject of a documentary. After the documentary airs and exposes that she is HIV-positive, Busi disappears, and the filmmaker and her friend search for her.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Motion pictures
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robyn Hofmeyr; Phakathi Films (Firm); Day Zero Film & Video (Firm); Steps for the Future (Organization); California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 54700617
Language Note: In English, Sotho, and Zulu with English subtitles.
Notes: Container erroneously states the video is in PAL format.
Credits: Phakathi Productions ; camera, Jennifer Fox, Robyn Hofmeyr ; editor, Erez Laufer ; music, Sibusiso Mkhize.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC.
Series Title: Steps for the Future (Series), 3.
Responsibility: Phakathi Films & Day Zero Productions ; a film by Robyn Hofmeyr ; produced & directed by Robyn Hofmeyr ; Steps for the Future.

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This is the story of a fifteen-year old South African girl, Busi, who is an HIV-positive mother. Busi's mother abandoned her when Busi becomes pregnant, even before testing positive for AIDS. Busi is chosen for a mother-to-child drug trial and to be the subject of a documentary. After the documentary airs and exposes that she is HIV-positive, Busi disappears, and the filmmaker and her friend search for her.

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