A compelling portrait of the inspiring and remarkable women at the forefront of the global AIDS movement who work tirelessly to end the 30-year old pandemic and help women around the world at risk of HIV and AIDS.
Q&A with director Harriet Hirshorn to follow the screening
Filmmaker Bio: Harriet Hirshorn is a documentary filmmaker whose award-winning documentaries focus on social justice issues. Hirshorn has been closely following HIV/AIDS activism in Africa for the last fifteen years. She has made dozens of short films about HIV, exhibited a video installation in the Pompidou Center’s Main Hall in Paris in 2005 and has produced several videos about HIV/AIDS and women in Africa for the New York Times. Hirshorn has also produced and directed two documentary films about the struggle for democracy and human rights in Haiti. She is a recent Ford Foundation grant recipient and has also received grants from MAC AIDS Fund, Open Society Institutes, the Centre National de Cinema (France), New York State Council on the Arts, the Jerome Foundation, and has received an artist’s fellowship from New York Foundation for the Arts.