Free double-bill screening of films exploring the experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS in two different parts of the world.
The End of AIDS?
Wednesday 6 November at 7.00pm
Free double-bill screening of films exploring the experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS in two different parts of the world. Introduced by anthropologist Gem Aellah
Directed by Leandro Goddinho, 15 mins
An experimental short film about four Brazilians who create Youtube channels in order to talk openly about their HIV status
Directed by June Ndinya (subtitles) 64 mins.
UK premiere of a unique feature film which tells the moving story of Atieno, a 16 year old girl from Kisumu, Kenya, who drops out of school and is forced to fend for her sick father and siblings. The film was entirely written, directed, produced and acted by the Dream Girls, young women participating in a collaborative community media project that educates girls about the relationship between HIV, entrepreneurship and resilience.
This event is free, but tickets must be booked. To book tickets please go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-end-of-aids-screening-of-positive-youtubers-and-atieno-tickets-77813814213
This event is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, an annual, week-long celebration of the social sciences and social science research: https://esrc.ukri.org/public-engagement/festival-of-social-science/