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Life Cycle: A Story of AIDS in Malawi

Synopsis
This film explores the themes of sex, witchcraft, poverty, death and religion in relation to AIDS. Shot over eight months and encompassing both the depth and breadth of a culture under siege, LIFE CYCLES captures the personal stories of people living with AIDS, traditional healers who claim to cure it, and prostitutes who put themselves at risk.
Series
Development Communications Workshop
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of production
2003
Subjects
Social Studies
Keywords
AIDS; HIV; Malawi; politics; religious belief and practice; witchcraft

Credits

Director
Doug Karr; Sierra Bellows

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 NTSC
Price
$219.00 [Institutional rate]
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
57 minutes
Year
2013

Distributor

Name

Documentary Educational Resources

Email
docued@der.org
Web
http://der.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 617 926 0491
Fax
+1 617 926 9519
Address
101 Morse Street
Watertown
MA 02472
USA
Notes
American company with an extensive catalogue of documentary films from around the world in the areas of ethnology, anthropology, world cultures, religion, women’s studies and human rights. Supplied on PAL/NTSC video and multi-region DVD, or download via the Reframe Collection (qv).

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