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DiAna's Hair Ego: AIDS Info Up Front
A film by Ellen Spiro, 1990, 29 min., Color

Realizing the extreme inadequacy of local information on AIDS prevention, cosmetologist DiAna DiAna, with her partner Dr. Bambi Sumpter, took on the t...

Duhozanye: A Rwandan Village of Widows
A film by Karoline Frogner, 2011, 52 min., Color

During the 1994 genocidal campaign that claimed the lives of an estimated 800,000 Rwandans and committed atrocities against countless others, Daphrose...

Her Giveaway
A film by Mona Smith, 1988, 21 min., Color

Carole Lafavor (Ojibwe), activist, mother and registered nurse, is a person with AIDS. In this candid and moving portrait, Lafavor relates how she has...

Love & Diane
A film by Jennifer Dworkin, 2002, 155 min., Color

Jennifer Dworkin’s groundbreaking documentary LOVE & DIANE presents a searingly honest and moving examination of poverty, welfare and drug rehabilitat...

New Directions
A 4-part series by Joanne Burke, 1997, 145 min., 4 in series, Color

NEW DIRECTIONS is award-winning documentarian Joanne Burke's series about women's empowerment in developing countries. Each one spotlights the critic...

Shouting Silent
A film by Renee Rosen and Xoliswa Sithole, 2002, 50 min., Color

SHOUTING SILENT explores the South African HIV/AIDS epidemic through the eyes of Xoliswa Sithole, an adult orphan who lost her mother to HIV/AIDS in 1...

Simon & I
A film by Beverley Palesa Ditsie and Nicky Newman, 2002, 52 min., Color

SIMON & I is an intimate and inspiring portrait of black South African gay rights activist Simon Nkoli, who died of AIDS in 1998, and his fellow activ...

Speaking Out: Women, AIDS and Hope in Mali
A film by Joanne Burke, 2002, 55 min., Color

The fourth installment of Joanne Burke’s critically acclaimed NEW DIRECTIONS series on women's empowerment in developing countries, SPEAKING OUT prese...

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