April / May 2013
by Trenton Straube
Four HIV-related documentaries made it to this year's Sundance Film Festival. Look for them on a big screen, or a small screen, near you.
God Loves Uganda
Explores the American Evangelicals who are influencing this African nation’s antigay bills and flawed HIV/AIDS policies.
Follows Rocky Braat, an American young man devoted to helping HIV-positive orphans in India. This doc won both the grand jury prize and the audience award.
Fire in the Blood
Looks at the pharmaceutical giants, medical monopolies and governments that block the import of generic HIV medications in Africa, costing millions of lives.
The Battle of AmfAR
Tells how Mathilde Krim, PhD, and Elizabeth Taylor teamed up in the ’80s to fight AIDS, working through what’s now amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research.
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