HIV/AIDS Documentaries

[2006]  The Blood of Yingzhou District / 39min.

 
Winner of the 2006 Oscar for Best Documentary – Short Subject at the 79th Academy Awards.
Awards, Film Festivals & Screenings
A year in the life of children in the remote villages of Anhui province, China, who have lost their parents to AIDS. Traditional obligations to family and village collide with terror of the disease. Learn more.
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[2006]  Chung To: Up Close and Personal / 15min.

 
A Chinese-American philanthropist speaks frankly about his status as a gay man, his experience with AIDS while growing up in the U.S., and what led him to give up a lucrative career in investment banking to work with gay men in China and others at risk of AIDS.
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[2006]  Peng Liyuan & the Fu'Ai Charity / 12min.

 
Peng Liyuan, one of China’s most popular folksingers and a Chinese AIDS Ambassador, plays with AIDS orphans in the remote villages of Anhui province. The short film explores the story behind Peng’s trip to Anhui to film public service announcements and her involvement with the children of the Fu’Ai Charity.
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[2005]  Julia's Story / 28min.

 
“Julia” was a college student, who, in this half-hour profile, became the first person on Chinese television to discuss contracting the HIV/AIDS virus through sex.
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[2005]  Yao Ming & Children Affected by HIV/AIDS / 15min.

 
A group of Chinese AIDS orphans make their first trip to Beijing to meet Yao Ming. The short film not only documents their encounters with the basketball star, but also exposes the humanity in these children in an effort to reduce stigma surrounding the disease.
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[2004]  Yao Ming & Magic Johnson Behind-the-Scenes / 15min.

 
An expansion of the Yao Ming-Magic Johnson PSA campaign, containing more detailed epidemiological information on HIV/AIDS. Aired on CCTV and other stations and distributed to thousands of health centers and schools across China.
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