Nothing Without Us: The Women Who Will End AIDS

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Nothing Without Us: The Women Who Will End AIDS

April 21 @ 1:30 pm

 

Saturday, April 21st at 1:30 PM
Cinemark Perkins Rowe

The Real Reel * USA * 68 min

Q&A with Harriet Hirshorn, director & Dr. Joyce Turner Keller, activist
Director: Harriet Hirshorn
Producers: Harriet Hirshorn, Mary Patierno, Donna Binder, Ann Chen, and Tamara Sloan
Sponsored by: Dialogue on Race Louisiana

Combining archival footage and interviews with female activists, scientists and scholars in the US and Africa, director Harriet Hirshorn demonstrates the vital role that women have played and continue to play in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. An unexpectedly upbeat film about pressing global issues conveyed through intimate, evocative journeys, Nothing Without Us tells the stories of ordinary women facing their fears, cares and everyday struggles, among them women in 2 Louisiana cities: New Orleans and Baton Rouge which has the highest number of AIDS cases per capita of any American city.

Language: English

A must-see film… It maps how women living with HIV and AIDS, particularly Black women, have engaged in political organizing and protest to demand bodily autonomy. Rewire. News

Film Website: http://womanatthereel.com/the-film/

Details

Date: April 21
Time: 1:30 pm
Event CategoryFilm