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21.

Ndodii?: What Shall I Do?

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Ndodii is set in a remote village in Zimbabwe; it dramatizes the impact of HIV/AIDS on the traditional practice of wife inheritance. Village elders instruct MaMoyo, an HIV-positive widow, to choose a new husband. Faced with being ostracized and blamed for her husband's death, she must decide whether or not to break the tradition.; Big balls: two carpenters, one black, one white, have a crude conversation in a dusty workshop as they construct a coffin. As their blunt banter, heavy with innuendo, continues we discover that all the women these two have slept with have died.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
22.

Ho Ea Rona: We Are Going Forward

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Ho ea rona is about three friends who meet and reminisce about the past. Thabiso was a national boxer; Thabo, known to his friends as Kwasa Kwasa, is a disc jockey at a local radio station; Bimbo, is an intellectual and a man of short sentences. All three are HIV-positive. They reflect on their lives, cry, express regret, but also laugh.; Tsoga presents the story about a community confronting a terrible dilemma after 70% of the students of a highly productive community school test positive for HIV. Joyce, who has been positive since she was raped as a school girl seven years ago, talks about discrimination at schools which leads to students dropping out.
VHS
2002
Ivy (By Request)
23.

Let's Talk About It

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Let's talk about it examines the attitudes of young people in Cape Town towards HIV and AIDS, and the challenges they face in practicing safer sex.; Dispel your attitudes follows Philiswa, and HIV-positive activist, who discusses the virus during a crowded taxi ride to meet a man who is afraid to disclose his HIV-positive status. She meets the man and they discuss his fears.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
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That's Me

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In That's me, a HIV-positive drag queen discusses being gay and HIV-positive in Zimbabwe.; Choose life is Mozambican music video centered around the funeral of a young man who has died of AIDS. It stresses that people should cherish and enjoy life while acting responsibility regarding HIV and AIDS.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
25.

Amigos de Verdade

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A trilogy of short films (each 7 minutes long) using hand-made animal puppets to dramatize different issues around HIV/AIDS, making them easily accessible to young children aged 5 to 8 years old.; In Amigos de verdade, or, True friends it is revealed that Gazelle is HIV-positive. Zebra expels her from the lakeside, but the wise Tortoise stands up for Gazelle, and the other animals decided to reaccept her.; In A lamina, or, The razor blade Aida the hippo brings a sangoma to help Lion, who is suffering from asthma. Lion is frightened of the treatment, but the sangoma knows how to treat asthma and how to prevent spreading AIDS while treating her patients.; Pequenos soldados, or, Little soldiers Tortoise explains AIDS to Lion and the others, describing how white blood cells and the virus [...]
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
26.

The Ball

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The ball tells the the story of Mozambican children who use condoms to make soccer balls. In a dramatization, a man confronts them and accuses them of stealing his condoms. This story illustrates that many people are not using condoms for safer sex, despite their availability.; The sky in her eyes tells the story of a young girl in KwaZulu-Natal struggling to come to terms with the death of her mother from AIDS. A young boy befriends her and allows her to attach a drawing of her mother to his kite.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)