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Nkosi : a voice of Africa's AIDS orphans

Author: Danny SchechterCarol De VoeKim ConnellAnant SinghVideovision Entertainment (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [New York] : Globalvision ; [Durban, South Africa] : Distant Horizon, Videovision Entertainment, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Born HIV positive, 12 year old Nkosi spoke for the tens of millions of other orphans and AIDS-affected children in Southern Africa, putting a human face on the tragedy and drawing international attention to this under-examined aspect of the global AIDS crisis. Today, there are more than 14 million children orphaned because of the AIDS pandemic. Thousands of children are infected and affected daily. Tens of  Read more...
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Named Person: Nkosi Johnson; Nkosi Johnson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Danny Schechter; Carol De Voe; Kim Connell; Anant Singh; Videovision Entertainment (Firm); Globalvision, Inc.
OCLC Number: 48002765
Credits: Producer, Carol De Voe ; writers, Danny Schechter, Carol De Voe ; editor and narrator, Kim Connell ; executives in charge of production, Rory O'Connor, Michael Cross ; director and executive producer, Danny Schechter.
Description: 1 videocassette (42 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Anant Singh and Videovision Entertainment ; a Globalvision production.

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"Born HIV positive, 12 year old Nkosi spoke for the tens of millions of other orphans and AIDS-affected children in Southern Africa, putting a human face on the tragedy and drawing international attention to this under-examined aspect of the global AIDS crisis. Today, there are more than 14 million children orphaned because of the AIDS pandemic. Thousands of children are infected and affected daily. Tens of thousands have become heads of households. Families and support systems are deteriorating"--Globalvision website (as of Sept. 20, 2001).

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