Information on "68 Pages - Award Winning Film about an HIV/AIDS Counselor and Five of Her Counselees from Marginalized Communities" (Thursday July 22 2010, from 13:30-15:15, in Global Village Video Lounge) - screening of a 90-minute film that combines advocacy with entertainment to explore HIV and AIDS counselling in India. Requesting your response and ideas...

Organised by Sridhar Rangayan, India, this is a screening of "68 Pages", a 90-minute film about an HIV/AIDS counsellor and 5 of her counsellees - a transsexual bar dancer, a sex worker, a gay couple, and an injecting drug user. Using a Bollywood format featuring song, dance, and drama, the film combines advocacy with entertainment to raise issues including: the HIV/AIDS scenario in India at the grassroots level; care, support, and treatment; stigma and discrimination; condom negotiation; and the role and ethics of a counsellor.

What questions or observations would you like the presenters to consider in this session? What observations or ideas do you have related to advancing positive action on this theme? Please engage through this forum; click on "submit a group post" and share your thoughts with us!