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Pandemic : facing AIDS

Author: Rory KennedyLiz GarbusMark BaileyNick DoobTom HurwitzAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by New Video Group, [2003] ©2003
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This theatrical version of the HBO series takes us around the globe to reveal stories of people who have been touched by AIDS: James (Uganda), a seven-year-old orphan who is taking care of his little sister Jessica; Sergei and Lena (Russia), young parents whose previous drug use has left them HIV-positive; Nagaraj and Bhanu (India), a young family facing life with AIDS in a small village, Alex (Brazil), a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Documentary television programs
Biography
Case studies
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rory Kennedy; Liz Garbus; Mark Bailey; Nick Doob; Tom Hurwitz; Danny Glover; Kate Amend; Miriam Cutler; Moxie Firecracker Films, Inc.,; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,; Home Box Office (Firm),; Docurama (Firm); New Video Group,
ISBN: 076705945X 9780767059459
OCLC Number: 53472867
Notes: Theatrical release version (113 min.) of a 5-part HBO series (150 min.).
Originally released in 2002.
Special features: exclusive photo gallery; filmmaker biography; filmmaker statement; resource guide.
Credits: Directors of photography, Nick Doob, Tom Hurwitz ; editor, Kate Amend ; original music by Miriam Cutler.
Performer(s): Narrator, Danny Glover.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; Dolby Digital stereo.
Other Titles: Facing AIDS
Responsibility: a Moxie Firecracker production presented by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Home Box Office ; produced by Rory Kennedy, Liz Garbus ; written by Mark Bailey ; directed by Rory Kennedy.

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This theatrical version of the HBO series takes us around the globe to reveal stories of people who have been touched by AIDS: James (Uganda), a seven-year-old orphan who is taking care of his little sister Jessica; Sergei and Lena (Russia), young parents whose previous drug use has left them HIV-positive; Nagaraj and Bhanu (India), a young family facing life with AIDS in a small village, Alex (Brazil), a 27-year-old gay man who is trying to rebuild his health and get back to living a full and productive life; and Lek (Thailand), a former sex worker.

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