Short Films

TSOGA
8 minutes, South Africa
A Soweto school made headlines after 70% of their students were reported to have tested HIV+.
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TRUE FRIENDS
3 X 7 minutes, Mozambique
A trilogy of short films using hand-made animal puppets to dramatise different issues around HIV/AIDS.
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THE SKY IN HER EYES
11 minutes, South Africa
Set in rural KwaZulu Natal, this poignant short film shows a young girl struggling to cope with her grief and confusion after losing her mother to AIDS.
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THE MOMENT
8 minutes, South Africa
People share their most personal thoughts about courtship and sexual behaviour.
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THE BALL
5 minutes, Mozambique
Somewhere on a dusty soccer pitch in Mozambique, a group of boys are playing a game of soccer. Suddenly a man runs onto the field shouting.
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THAT’S ME
7 minutes, Zimbabwe
In Zimbabwe President Mugabe has said that gay people are “worse than pigs or dogs”.
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NOT AFRAID
7 minutes, Namibia
Cathy, who is from Namibia, relates her experience as an HIV+ mother who lost her baby due to lack of access to treatment.
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NDODII?
13 minutes, Zimbabwe
Ndodii? (What shall I do?) is set in a remote village in Zimbabwe, the film depicts the impact of HIV/AIDS on the traditional practice of wife inheritance.
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MASTER POSITIVE
8 minutes, Namibia
Master Positive makes cheap coffins for the poor. It’s a new business, but he thinks there’s a viable market considering Namibia’s growing AIDS-related deaths.
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LET’S TALK ABOUT IT
8 minutes, South Africa
The film reflects prevailing attitudes towards HIV/AIDS in the townships of Cape Town by a filmmaker who lives there.
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HO EA RONA
17 minutes, Lesotho
Ho Ea Rona (We Are Going Forward) is a short film about four friends living with HIV.
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GUILTY
15 minutes, South Africa
A short experimental film that looks at issues of blame, fidelity, denial and guilt within the AIDS context.
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GOTTA GIVE
5 minutes, South Africa
A music video featuring Moodphase5ive and Godessa with a message for young women.
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DREAMS OF A GOOD LIFE
15 minutes, South Africa
A film of laughter, fear, and the solace of sharing. Five women talk about life, love and how their dreams for the future have changed since finding out they are HIV positive.
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DISPEL YOUR ATTITUDES
8 minutes, South Africa
Philiswa is an HIV positive woman and an activist within HIV/AIDS awareness initiatives.
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CHOOSE LIFE
4 minutes, Mozambique
In this exuberant music video Kapa Dech, one of the best-known Mozambican bands, uses the funeral of a young man who has died of AIDS to get across their message of hope.
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BIG BALLS
4 minutes, Zimbabwe
Two men are at work. One is black and the other white. They are building something together. But there is tension.
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