1991, 30:00 minutes, colour, English
The response of diasporic South Asian communities to the AIDS crisis is documented through interviews, information and a weaving of images. At the core of the videotape are the testimonials of artists and activists... gay, lesbian and straight; to the barriers and successes of organizing around AIDS. Photographer Sunil Gupta and professor & activist Himani Bannerji are amongst the interviewed subjects.
This video is an ideal tool for facilitators, educators and community workers... anyone interested in organizing around issues of health, sexuality and AIDS.
Une des premières bandes vidéo sur la réaction de communautés dispersées d'Asie du Sud à la crise du SIDA. Le photographe Sunil Gupta et le professeur Himani Bannerji font partie des personnes interrogées. En juxtaposant des clips de films indiens, des entretiens, des scènes délicates de rencontres masculines et le thème musicale qui donne son titre à la vidéo, Saxena et Rashid ont créé un outil éducatif important et rempli de spiritualité.
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