SUNDAY, MAY 12
$9 members + students
|Still from Keep the Promise: The Global Fight Against AIDS|
HIV / AIDS Shorts Program
KEEP THE PROMISE: THE GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST AIDS
Directed by Marc Smolowitz and Jorg Fockele (US, 2013. 44 min, English)
Narrated by Margaret Cho, KEEP THE PROMISE: THE GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST AIDS profiles advocates from around the world who attended the Keep The Promise Rally & March that unfolded in Washington, DC, in July 2012 as part of AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s lively presence at the 19th International AIDS Conference. A dynamic stage show, rally, and march punctuate powerful personal stories of people from all walks of life who have been impacted and affected by HIV/AIDS and have decided to continue the global fight to end the AIDS Crisis.
|Still from The Package|
Directed by Rafael Aidar (Brazil, 2012, 18 min. Portuguese with English subtitles)
At a new school Leandro meets the lively Jefferson. They form an instant attachment and soon realize that theirs is no ordinary friendship. Unfortunately, Jefferson must reveal something difficult to Leandro. As Leandro enquires further, hoping it’s some kind of a joke, he learns that Jeff is HIV positive.
|Still from Stigma|
Directed by Phill Schwartz (US. 2012, 26 min., English)
Peter’s view of the world changes when he receives life-altering news. On a summer day in Los Angeles, Peter wakes up and begins his daily routine. This routine screeches to a halt when Peter tests positive for HIV. He drones on through his normal day, unsure of what to do or who, if anyone, to tell. Feeling his humanity like never before, Peter sets out on a journey of self-discovery and acceptance.