Item Details

Looking for Busi [videorecording]

Phakathi Films & Day Zero Productions ; a film by Robyn Hofmeyr ; produced & directed by Robyn Hofmeyr ; Steps for the Future
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
This is the story of a fifteen-year old South African girl, Busi, who is an HIV-positive mother. Busi's mother abandoned her when Busi becomes pregnant, even before testing positive for AIDS. Busi is chosen for a mother-to-child drug trial and to be the subject of a documentary. After the documentary airs and exposes that she is HIV-positive, Busi disappears, and the filmmaker and her friend search for her.
Director
Robyn Hofmeyr
Release Date
2001
Run Time
55 min.
Language
In English, Sotho, and Zulu with English subtitles
Notes
Videocassette release of a 2001 production.
Local Notes
Public Performance rights are included with institutional purchase. (3/19/12)
Series
Steps for the Future
Steps for the Future (Series)
Series Statement
Steps for the future ; [v. 3]
Steps for the Future (Series) ; 3
Credits
Phakathi Productions ; camera, Jennifer Fox, Robyn Hofmeyr ; editor, Erez Laufer ; music, Sibusiso Mkhize.
Published
[South Burlington, Vt.] : California Newsreel, [2001?]
Terms of Use
Public performance rights secured.
Description
1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
VHS format [NTSC]
Technical Details
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