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Pandemic - Facing Aids


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  • Actors: Danny Glover, Elton John
  • Directors: Rory Kennedy
  • Writers: Mark Bailey
  • Producers: Rory Kennedy, Annemarie Hou, Chandra Simon, Jed Rothstein, Liz Garbus
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Thai
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Docurama
  • DVD Release Date: November 25, 2003
  • Run Time: 113 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0000CF317
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #304,871 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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We are all too familiar with the statistics. In the last 20 years, HIV/AIDS has spread across barriers and affected people in every corner of the world. A total of 40 million people worldwide are currently infected with the HIV virus, and that number is g

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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Colleen A. Preston on March 9, 2004
Format: DVD
Rory Kennedy has done an outstanding job depicting the human face of AIDS in some of the world's most severely afflicted countries. You cannot come away from this film without an added awareness of the scope of this disease and the lives affected by it. It is not, however, a horribly depressing film. While Kennedy has painted a very real picture, she also focuses on the successes now possible with effective prevention, testing, and treatment. Human tenaciousness is alive in every segment and the film balances hope and despair beautifully. I found it riveting and moving - made all the more haunting by Philip Glass's music. Highly recommended.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Ethel M. Powers on December 1, 2003
Format: DVD
We would still have our heads in the sand about this epidemic. We learn how some people became victims, what their familiies thought, who it affected besides themselves, how the world views AIDS. It is really an eye-opener and you will not be able to walk away without your sensitivity to the situation being heightened. The viewer will learn a lot about world history and be faced with a reality that is far from the common.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Michael P. Feldman on December 1, 2003
Format: DVD
This documentary is defintely well worth it. an Eye-Opener in every sense of the word and with the combination of Philip Glass's once again beautiful score writing and facts about the virus, one is not cannot walk away unmoved.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Mariano Sana on June 12, 2007
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Excellent documentary that shows real people affected by AIDS in five different locations around the world, Moscow, Rio de Janeiro, and villages in Uganda, Thailand and India. The selection of places and cases covers the main modes of transmission, all types of AIDS victims, and all approaches to combat it. It is a very balanced view, very professionally done.

My favorites were the episodes on getting tested and on living with AIDS. The positive tone is uplifting. Brazil shows that the government can make a huge difference. Uganda and Thailand show how grassroots initiatives effectively help. On the other hand, Russia shows the ugly face of neglect and discrimination. Highly recommendable. The only prominent omission is South Africa, from which we can also learn a lot (on how not to go about fighting AIDS), but it is a film about how AIDS affects real people, not an official report on it.
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This is a very informative film about the realities of HIV/AIDS when it takes over your whole way of living and being. Many stories of the efects of HIV/AIDS from different perspectives and the way the individual copes with lifes terrible disease. There have been so many victories and yet there is still the need for a cure even after it first introduced itself in the spring of 1981............
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