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SHOWTIME TO AIR POWERFUL DOCUMENTARY IN HONOR OF WORLD AIDS DAY

Posted by Enkill_Eridos on December 14, 2009

LOS ANGELES, CA – (November 23, 2009) – What unites a New York mother and her teenaged daughter, a South African pop star, and a London husband desperate to become a father? They are four of the millions of people around the world living and loving with HIV. Premiering on SHOWTIME on Tuesday, December 1st at 9pm ET/PT – the 21st annual World AIDS Day — LOVE IN A TIME OF HIV is a one-hour documentary that takes a walk in the shoes of several people around the world living with the disease and how it impacts their relationships.

The story begins with Susan and her 16-year-old daughter Christina, two of the more than 100,000 HIV infected New Yorkers. After her diagnosis, Susan channels her rage into founding a non-profit organization focusing on treatment and education for affected women. In South Africa, Tender, an up-and-coming pop singer who was a top contender on their version of American Idol®, must find a way to tell her new boyfriend that she’s infected while she seeks to adopt a baby in a country where HIV has claimed millions and orphanages are rife with babies. Andrew, a young infected Brit, and his wife take part in a controversial, pioneering sperm washing technique to cleanse his sperm so it can be used to impregnate his HIV negative wife.

LOVE IN A TIME OF HIV reaffirms that the scourge is alive and well, but that people can maintain day-to-day normalcy with friends and family and even find love. Although there is still no cure, recent drug breakthroughs have extended the lives of many and a diagnosis is no longer necessarily a death sentence. Even in the face of the illness and an early demise, love can prevail.

copy and pasted from http://www.sho.com/site/announcements/view.do?articleid=881

5 Responses to “SHOWTIME TO AIR POWERFUL DOCUMENTARY IN HONOR OF WORLD AIDS DAY”

  1. Enkill_Eridos said

    I know I am late in posting this, but I found it while trying to find the Dexter/Trinity interview. I will be posting about this excellent season of Dexter.

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  2. princessxxx said

    i think dexter has a good gig.

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  3. princessxxx said

    when are you going to fix me up with your cousin?

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  4. Enkill_Eridos said

    When are you going to move to Hernando County?

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