The movie Dallas Buyers Club was released in 2013, so I’m quite late in having seen the film recently despite old reminders. To begin with, I apologise for the clickbait title of this piece. Dallas Buyers Club is not an AIDS dissent film but it’s also not an HIV informational. It’s simply a story about […]
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New York indie bookstore Bluestockings will be screening both of Reiss/Shenton’s recent HIV/AIDS films this Saturday (22 October 2016, 7:00-9:30 PM). IRF has issued a press release.
It’s happened once more. Another UK film festival – Portobello – has censored Positive Hell upon minimal pressure from AIDS orthodoxy defenders. Read here. The recurring tragedy is that an independent film festival yet again has absolved itself from supporting an independent film that it had accepted and did not see a problem with itself: […]
Behind The Fear: The Hidden Story of HIV narrated by Ed Asner is now available to rent on Amazon (Prime members can see it for free). It is available on Amazon UK and US and should be available in some other territories now or shortly.
On 31 January – 6 days before the dual-launch event in London – Positive Hell will be screened in New York, followed by a audience discussion co-led by How Positive Are You‘s Elizabeth Ely. Joan Shenton is anticipated to join in via Skype. Location: Center for Remembering and Sharing, 123 4th Avenue, 2nd Floor (above Think […]
Positive Hell was nominated for Best Documentary at the Marbella International Film Festival Gala Awards Night two nights ago (we were amongst the three final nominations). Many thanks go to Andi Reiss, director and co-producer who flew down for the awards night and to Mark Wood for his beautiful music. The winner was a documentary […]
Venue: Palace The Congress, Marbella. Screen one: 1.00pm-3.00pm: Group F: D1. Original title: Positive hell Title in English: Positive hell Country of production: UK Director: Andi Reiss Language: English Running time: 30 mins [Source: marbellafilmfestival.com] For more information on Positive Hell, see here.
NO FREEDOM OF SPEECH AT SOAS (London University’s School of Oriental and African Studies) by Joan Shenton – Immunity Resource Foundation Anne Sono’s film I won’t go Quietly was due to be screened at SOAS Khalili Lecture Theatre on Friday 25th April at 6 pm. The film tells the story of 6 women who were […]
I won’t go quietly 6 women, one diagnosis – HIV-positive, yet healthy A film by Anne Sono Followed by a panel discussion with Anne Sono, Joan Shenton (award-winning journalist) and Mike Hersee, co-founder of HEAL London Friday April 25th, 2014 at 6 pm SOAS, School for Oriental and African Studies, Khalili Lecture Theatre, lower ground floor […]