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Day Zero Film & Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 27 works in 49 publications in 6 languages and 216 library holdings
Genres: Motion pictures  Documentary films  Short films  Music videos  Biography  Drama  History 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: RA643.86.A35, 362.1969
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Day Zero Film & Video (Firm)
Story of a beautiful country ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Khalo Matabane travels through the nine provinces of South Africa in a minibus taxi. His passengers talk about their feelings and impressions of South Africa since the end of apartheid in 1994, covering topics such as land, race, language, globalization, democracy, identity, and violence
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
Looking for Busi ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of a fifteen-year old South African girl, Busi, who is an HIV-positive mother
Let's talk about it ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and Xhosa and held by 23 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
Heavy traffic ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
South Africa has seen a dramatic rise in both AIDS- related deaths and in the number of funeral parlors. Shot in Soweto, this film shows two very different funeral homes, one large, top of the line and very experienced, the other new and tiny. Saturday burials interfere with each other, as simultaneous ceremonies go on in crowded cemeteries
A fighting spirit ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Gilbert Josamu, Zimbabwean middle-weight champion, 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 pursue his career. Just before he died, he went public, and faced national outrage. He then formed a support group and became a spokesman for the fight against HIV/AIDS
Eclipse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four sisters' lives are 'eclipsed' by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. They live as AIDS orphans, and have a day-to-day struggle as they try to re-sell produce they've bought from the market in their small town. Town elders attempt to counsel them and lend direction to their lives
Wa 'n wina Sincerely yours-- ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 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
Ask me I'm positive by Teboho Edkins ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Sotho and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three young, urban, attractive Basotho men travel through the mountains of Lesotho with a mobile cinema unit. Their mission is to publicly declare their HIV-positive status, answer people's questions, and otherwise generate discussion of and disseminate information about HIV/AIDS
A miner's tale ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Bantu and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joachim is a miner who is torn between his responsibilities for his junior wife in South Africa and his senior wife and family in Mozambique. When visiting his home village, he is also torn between the responsibility of his being HIV-positive and the expectation that he will father more children
Body and soul ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"HIV/AIDS is forcing religious leaders to reassess their traditional attitudes toward sexuality in a country where 90% of the population claim one sort of religious affiliation. ... looks at the attitudes of three main religions in South Africa."--Container
It's my life by Brian Tilley ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 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
A luta continua The struggle continues ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 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
House of love ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Afrikaans and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the sea on one side and desert on the other, the otherwise isolated town of Walvis Bay, Namibia receives regular visits from foreign shipping. The prostitutes there talk about why they took up that work and the daily physical risks they take, with the knowledge that if they contract HIV, they can look for no assistance
Ndodii ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ndodii is set in a remote village in Zimbabwe; it dramatizes the impact of HIV/AIDS on the traditional practice of wife inheritance. Village elders instruct MaMoyo, an HIV-positive widow, to choose a new husband. Faced with being ostracized and blamed for her husband's death, she must decide whether or not to break the tradition
Dancing on the edge ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Bantu and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Antonieta is HIV-positive, as are most of her children, and works as an AIDS counselor in the city. But she puts her one healthy daugher at risk when she takes her to a remote village in Mozambique for a week-long initiation into sexuality, personifying the conflict between traditional customs and the reality of HIV/AIDS
Steps for the future ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in Multiple languages and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Col·lecció de 35 històries curtes i reportatges d'investigació de 7 països diferents d'Àfrica del Sud sobre l'impacte de la SIDA en la regió, com els individus enfronten la situació i els canvis socials. Els reportatges desmitifiquen i la malaltia i la situació dels malalts. Les pel·lícules examinen una àmplia varietat de temes: activisme de la SIDA, religió, sexualitat, transmissió mare-fill, treballadors immigrants, drets dels homosexuals, orfes amb SIDA i treballadores del sexe
That's me ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
That's me: a gay drag queen who is HIV-positive talks about his support system and his attitude of acceptance of himself and the virus; he feels thereby that his life has been prolonged
Dreams of the good life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Dreams of the good life, "five women talk about life, love and how their dreams for the future have changed since finding out they are HIV positive. The women now examine their relationships with men more openly than ever before. A film by and about HIV+ women"--Container
Patience and Pinkie mother to child by Jane Thandi Lipman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In South Africa more than 25% of all pregnant women are HIV positive. At present the government is denying public access to HIV preventative drugs. Anti retroviral drugs like Nevirapine are only available through pilot projects and drug trials to 10% of mothers, to prevent transmission of HIV. This is the story of two HIV positive women lucky enough to get onto one of the drug trials in Soweto, South Africa
 
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