[act-ma] 11/27 ISHN: AIDS WEEK FILM SERIES

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Tue Nov 27 06:37:09 PST 2007



WORLD AIDS DAY 2007

*AIDS ACTIVISM*

*/ON FILM/*//

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*Tuesday, November 27*

State of Denial

5:30-7:30pm

Harvard School of Public Health: Kresge 209
667 Huntington Ave. Boston (see map link below)

 

Discussant: Chris Desmond, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa

 

"an unprecedented look at how the citizens of South Africa are living 
with the AIDS epidemic…a film of quiet outrage"

          - Sundance Film Festival

 

*Wednesday, December 5*

Fight Back, Fight AIDS:

15 years of ACT UP

5:30-7:30pm

Harvard School of Public Health: Kresge 209

667 Huntington Ave. Boston (see map link below)

  

Discussants: Laurie Wen and Toby Anekwe

 

"…documentary film in its strictest sense…preferring to let the 
footage, and the ghosts therein, do the talking. "Fight Back" gives us a 
stirring portrait of passionate, and remarkably well-organized, 
political activism by people who were fighting for their lives. .." 

â€" Nick Poppy, Indiewire

*Thursday, November 29*

Pills, Profit, Protest:

Chronicle of the

Global AIDS Movement

7-9pm

Harvard Medical School: Tosteson Medical

Education Center Room 250

  (see map link below)

Discussants: Suerie Moon, Craig Szela,

Universities Allied for Essential Medicines

 

"a snapshot of the global AIDS movement whose mix of audacity and 
solidarity has quickly won breathtaking victories."

          - Paul Davis, HealthGAP

 

And keep your eyes peeled for updated info on this:

*Date, Time, Place TBD*

And the Band Played On

 

Followed by a discussion

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"An all-star ensemble works wonders in this heart-breaking adaptation."

          - Scott Weinberg, efilmcritic.com <http://efilmcritic.com/>

 

Map   http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/about/files/Longwood_Campus.pdf


Co-sponsors: HSPH AIDS TANK, HMS AIDS Action Initiative/Physicians for 
Human Rights,

HSPH Africa Health Forum, REEL Epi. /For more info, contact Anya: 
aguyer at hsph.harvard.edu <mailto:aguyer at hsph.harvard.edu>/

This announcement came from the list for the (Harvard) International 
Science and Health Network. If you wish to be added, please reply to: 
heindl at fas.harvard.edu. Thanks!
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