WorldCat Identities

Day Zero Film & Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 27 works in 49 publications in 7 languages and 210 library holdings
Genres: Motion pictures  Documentary films  Short films  Drama  Music videos  Biography 
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 51 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 30 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 22 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
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 Township to film and talk to his friends about attitudes towards relationships and sex both traditionally and now in the shadow of AIDS. Do AIDS campaigns reach those they're meant to help?
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
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
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
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
Body and soul by Melody Emmet ( 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
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
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
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
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
Steps for the future ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in Multiple languages and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of 35 challenging narrative and investigative documentaries and short films from 7 different countries in Southern Africa about the impact of HIV/AIDS on the region, how individuals confront life and societies change. Attempts to demystify and destigmatise the disease and its sufferers
Ndodii? What shall I do? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Shona and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Ndodii: "an HIV-positive widow is instructed by her elders to choose a new husband. Faced with ... being ostracized and blamed for her husband's death, she is challenged with the choice of breaking tradition"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Day Zero Film and Video (Firm)
Languages
English (31)
Multiple languages (3)
Bantu (2)
Sotho (2)
Shona (1)
Xhosa (1)
Afrikaans (1)