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Steps for the Future (Organization)

Overview
Works: 44 works in 135 publications in 8 languages and 1,093 library holdings
Genres: Motion pictures  Documentary films  Biography  Short films  Drama 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: RA643.86.A35, 362.1969
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Most widely held works by Steps for the Future (Organization)
It's my life by Brian Tilley ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zackie Achmat is an AIDS activist who refuses to take anti-retrovirals until they are available in public hospitals and clinics. He leads the court battle against the multi-national drug companies and takes on the South African government for it's confusing policies around HIV/AIDS. As a leader in the campaign for affordable treatment, Zackie's provocative position is not one all his friends and colleagues support
6000 a day an account of a catastrophe foretold ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How the failure of key individuals, prominent NGO's, and governments to act allowed a catastrophe to fester - a catastrophe that undoubtedly could have been avoided. Since it appeared 20 years ago, AIDS has left behind it a trail of destruction. This film answers the question 'why did the world wait so long to react', and dissects the key moments in the global response to the epidemic. By examining this human catastrophe, the film reveals a global rift that helped the disease to spread
Wa 'n wina Sincerely yours-- ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in Zulu and English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Dumisani Phakathi returns to his old neighborhood in Phiri, Soweto and engages with friends to discuss relationships, sex, love, and AIDS. They talk intimately about the realities of the street and choices they have been forced to make. Reveals the gaps between everyday life and the AIDS campaigns that often talk past the very people they are supposed to address
Body and soul ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In South Africa millions of people are in desperate situations because of HIV and AIDS. This film looks at the attitudes of the three main religions (Christianity, Islam and African traditionalist) in South Africa through interviews with people who must interpret and practice religion in terms of the country's realities
House of love ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Afrikaans and English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wa n'wina: Filmmaker Dumisani Phakathi returns to his old neighborhood in Phiri, Soweto and engages with friends to discuss relationships, sex, love, and AIDS. They talk intimately about the realities of the street and choices they have been forced to make. Reveals the gaps between everyday life and the AIDS campaigns that often talk past the very people they are supposed to address
Night stop ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Ndebele and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary tells of the lives of eight prostitutes living in northern Mozambique. They reveal their individual stories of pregnancy, the search for a husband, unrequited love, violence and resignation. While the women are aware of the dangers of HIV and AIDS, they continue to have unprotected sex. Also illustrates the world of the truck drivers as they talk among themselves
Looking for Busi ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of a fifteen-year old South African girl, Busi, who is an HIV-positive mother
Simon & I ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Simon Nkoli and his friend, Bev Ditsie, both activists in the anti-apartheid and gay and lesbian liberation movements in South Africa. Their relationship is viewed against the backdrop of intense political activism and the HIV/AIDS crisis
Heavy traffic ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The increasing number of deaths attributed to AIDS has affected many areas of life in Soweto, South Africa. This documentary examines the impact of these deaths upon the funeral industry of South Africa
A miner's tale ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joaquim is a migrant labourer in the South African gold mines, with a junior wife in South Africa and a senior wife and family in Mozambique. He is torn between his responsibilities for both. He is also torn between his understanding and his HIV infection when visiting his home village after years away and what traditional society expects of him
Eclipse ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A dreamlike documentary depicting the total blackout of four girls' lives, eclipsed by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. It is a story about four sisters, Lara, Eugenisse, Fátima and Luisa-- the oldest sixteen and the youngest nine. They are AIDS orphans living in the Mozambican town of Chimoio. Their mother died of AIDS and their father disappeared, probably to commit suicide in a nearby place of spirits. The film documents the girls' day-to-day struggle for existence as they try to make ends meet by reselling produce they have bought from the market."--Container
A fighting spirit ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zimbabwean middle-weight boxing champion, Gilbert Josamu, discovered he was HIV positive at the height of his career. Living in a society where HIV/AIDS is taboo, Josamu forged his medical certificate and continued to fight. A few months before he died, he confessed to having lived with AIDS for 14 years. This confession was followed by public outrage
Love in a time of sickness ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Khalo Matabane tells friends at dinner about meeting a woman he felt attracted to, then breaking off with her after she disclosed her HIV-positive status. Intercut with Khalo's thoughts about his own protected past and his attitudes to gender roles
A red ribbon around my house ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mother and daughter are in crisis because of their different responses to AIDS. Pinky, flamboyant and loud, let's everyone know she is HIV positive. Ntombi is battling to be just like everyone else. But her mother's courageous and touching refusal to be quiet or passive in the face of AIDS sets them both apart
Patience and Pinkie mother to child by Jane Thandi Lipman ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the lives of two pregnant and HIV-positive women fortunate enough to be on a drug trial at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto. The film charts the lives of Kholiwe (Patience) and Ntombekaya (Pinkie), who have made friends at the clinic's support group for HIV-positive mothers as they approach the delivery of their babies. It is about their expectations, hopes, and inevitable fears concerning not only the health of their babies, but the trauma around the disclosure of their status to their families and partners as well. It is also about the commitment of the people at the HIV perinatal clinic
The ball ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Undetermined and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sky in her eyes tells the story of a young girl in KwaZulu-Natal struggling to come to terms with the death of her mother from AIDS. A young boy befriends her and allows her to attach a drawing of her mother to his kite
A luta continua The struggle continues ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An HIV-positive group from Khayelitsha, Cape Town make short films to show at public venues like taxi ranks and shopping malls in Cape Town's townships. They are present at these screenings, in which they strive to disclose their status, discuss HIV and AIDS issues, and clear up audience misconceptions about HIV and AIDS. Shows portions of the filming and the films themselves, interspersed with group members discussing their lives
That's me ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Choose life is Mozambican music video centered around the funeral of a young man who has died of AIDS. It stresses that people should cherish and enjoy life while acting responsibility regarding HIV and AIDS
Master Positive ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Master Positive tells the story of a Namibian coffin maker. This film follows Master Positive as constructs a proto-type papier-mache coffin and makes his first sale. Dealing with death in his job and confronting his own HIV status, Master Positive explains through humour and courage how he has become a master of positive living. The second story, Not afraid, tells the story of Cathy from Namibia. She is an HIV positive mother who recently lost a baby due to a lack of access to treatment
Let's talk about it ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in Xhosa and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Let's talk about it examines the attitudes of young people in Cape Town towards HIV and AIDS, and the challenges they face in practicing safer sex
 
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Alternative Names
Social Transformation and Empowerment Projects
STEPS
Languages
English (72)
Bantu (5)
Afrikaans (3)
Xhosa (2)
Ndebele (2)
Portuguese (2)
Zulu (2)
Tswana (1)