Pandemic: Facing AIDS
PANDEMIC: FACING AIDS, is a documentary that puts a face on the global problem of AIDS as the most life threatening health problem facing humanity since the bubonic plague. The feature-length version of the film premiered at the XIV International AIDS Conference in Barcelona, Spain, in July 2002 and then screened at other prominent venues around the world, including the United Nations on World AIDS Day 2002. The film was shown on Capitol Hill in the spring of 2003.
Nominated for a 2004 Emmy for Writing for Nonfiction programming, Pandemic: Facing AIDS is a multi-faceted project that includes a feature-length documentary, a five part series, a 42-minute educational film, twenty minute policy maker’s version, five Public Service Announcements, a website, a promotional CD, a traveling photo exhibition, a photography book, and numerous supporting educational materials. The scope of the global AIDS epidemic is staggering, and Pandemic provides a unique perspective, melding intimate personal stories with a global perspective, while providing moving stories and lessons that have become important tools for AIDS education.
HBO/Moxie Firecracker Films
Produced by Rory Kennedy and Liz Garbus
Directed by Rory Kennedy
Co-Producer Jed Rothstein
Written by Mark Bailey
Edited by Kate Amend, A.C.E
Original Music by Miriam Cutler
Nominated, 2004 Emmy Award for Writing for Nonfiction Programming and for Outstanding Music composition for a series
"The Stories Statistics Won’t Tell" ~ By Laura Miller, NY Times TV Review
"Rory Kennedy -- Silence Still Equals Death. Here’s a Director who’s making a lot of noise." ~ by Nadine Gordimer, Interview Magazine
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