26 Minute Films

LOVE IN THE TIME OF SICKNESS
26 minutes, South Africa
At a boisterous and urbane dinner party, Khalo Matabane recounts to his friends an apparently innocent story about how he met a beautiful woman, chatted her up and started going out with her on dates.
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IMITI IKULA
26 minutes, Zambia
Memory is one of the 75 000 street kids in Lusaka, most of them orphans due to AIDS.
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HOUSE OF LOVE
26 minutes, Namibia
Surrounded by vast expanses of desert and sea, the small Namibian harbour of Walvis Bay is the unlikely setting in which filmmaker Cecil Moller explores the lives of sex-workers.
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HEAVY TRAFFIC
26 minutes, South Africa
Shot in Soweto, Heavy Traffic shows the lives of two very different funeral parlour operators and the people who work for them.
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ECLIPSE
26 minutes, Mozambique
Eclipse is a dreamlike documentary depicting the total blackout of four girls’ lives, eclipsed by the HIV/AIDS pandemic…
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A RED RIBBON AROUND MY HOUSE
26 minutes, South Africa
A mother and daughter are in crisis because of their different responses to AIDS. Pinky, flamboyant and loud, lets everyone know she is HIV-positive…
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A LUTA CONTINUA (The Struggle Continues)
26 minutes, South Africa
“HIV is not a death sentence!” say the HIV+ group from Khayelitsha. They tell their stories in a series of short films which are then screened at taxi ranks and shopping malls in Cape Town’s townships…
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A FIGHTING SPIRIT
26 minutes, South Africa
A national hero turns public enemy when he confesses his tragic secret. Gilbert Josamu, Zimbabwean middle-weight boxing champion, discovered he was HIV-positive at the height of his career. Living in a society where HIV/AIDS
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