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A red ribbon around my house

Author: Portia Rankoane; Penelope Flascas; Hoya Productions (Firm); Steps for the Future (Organization); California Newsreel (Firm)
Publisher: [South Burlington, Vt.] : California Newsreel, [2001?]
Series: Steps for the Future (Series), 13.
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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A mother and daughter are in crisis because of their different responses to AIDS. The mother, Pinky, is flamboyant and open about the fact that she is HIV-positive. The daughter, Ntombi, battles to be just like everyone else. Her mother's refusal to be passive in the face of AIDS sets them both apart.
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Genre/Form: Short films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Motion pictures
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Portia Rankoane; Penelope Flascas; Hoya Productions (Firm); Steps for the Future (Organization); California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 54832956
Language Note: In English, Afrikaans, Sotho, and Zulu with English subtitles.
Notes: Container erroneously states the video is in PAL format.
"A Hoya production."
Credits: Cinematographer, Matthys Mocke ; editor, Michael Brian Waugh ; composer, Xoli Norman.
Description: 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC.
Series Title: Steps for the Future (Series), 13.
Responsibility: director, Portia Rankoane ; producer, Penelope Flascas ; a Hoya production.

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A mother and daughter are in crisis because of their different responses to AIDS. The mother, Pinky, is flamboyant and open about the fact that she is HIV-positive. The daughter, Ntombi, battles to be just like everyone else. Her mother's refusal to be passive in the face of AIDS sets them both apart.

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A Red Ribbon Around My House

(EMRO user published 2004-06-24 ) Very Good Permalink
This program is the story of two women, a mother with AIDS and her daughter, and the opposite ways they communicate and cope with it. Pinki, the mother, became infected through a blood transfusion used to treat her bone marrow cancer. She is an outspoken activist for AIDS education. Pinki believes...
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