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Wilhemina's war

Author: June CrossWilhemina DixonCrystal JohnsonJohn BaynardRobert SalsburyAll authors
Publisher: New York, New York : Women Make Movies, 2015.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Wilhemina's War explores the lives of southern African American women and families living with HIV/AIDS. ... Directed by Emmy Award winning journalist and Professor June Cross, [this film] is an intimate. personal narrative that tells the story of one family's struggle with HIV over the course of five years. Despite facing institutional and personal obstacles every step of the way, 62-year-old Wilhemina Dixon works  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Biographical films
Educational films
Ethnographic films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Wilhemina Dixon
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: June Cross; Wilhemina Dixon; Crystal Johnson; John Baynard; Robert Salsbury; Secret Daughter Productions (Firm),; Women Make Movies (Firm),
OCLC Number: 944199450
Language Note: Closed-captioned. In English.
Notes: "HIV positive in rural America"--Container.
Originally released in 2015.
Credits: Director of photography, John Baynard ; editor, Robert Salsbury ; story producer, Lisa Desai.
Performer(s): Wilhemina Dixon, Dayshal Dicks, Toni Dicks, Bobby Cuthbertson, Katie Mae Cuthber[t]son, Lashaunda Hallingquest, Harry Robinson.
Dayshal's journal read by Crystal Johnson.
Description: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Recorded DVD.
Responsibility: producer/director/writer, June Cross ; produced by Secret Daughter Productions.

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"Wilhemina's War explores the lives of southern African American women and families living with HIV/AIDS. ... Directed by Emmy Award winning journalist and Professor June Cross, [this film] is an intimate. personal narrative that tells the story of one family's struggle with HIV over the course of five years. Despite facing institutional and personal obstacles every step of the way, 62-year-old Wilhemina Dixon works tirelessly to combat the stigma and care for her daughter and granddaughter, both HIV-positive. ... The film bears witness to the resilience and determination of the human spirit in the face of tremendous adversity." -- Container.

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