Tag Archives | HIV/AIDS

The Invisible Cure

I got to thinking about Helen Epstein last night on my drive back from LA. She wrote The Invisible Cure, which is a remarkable book about HIV/AIDS in Africa. For anyone interested in the nitty gritty of this subject or just in Africa in general, this is a very good resource. It’s full of insight [...]

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Bush League is dedicated to Gama

The first time I saw Epton Gama, he was just a few feet away, popping out of the head-high sea of grass that walls the footpath leading into the village of Zolokere. Without a pause he wrapped his arms around me and said “oooohh my brother!” If I felt a little unease in being so [...]

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Interview with Dr. Kim Yi Dionne: Part 1 of 5

Dr. Kim Yi Dionne is a political scientist with expertise on Malawi who helped me pull the kinks out of Bush League. The film isn’t about HIV/AIDS but it does touch on it and other complex subjects so it was great to have a real pro look the film over in case there was an [...]

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Interview with Dr. Kim Dionne: part 2 of 5

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Interview with Dr. Kim Dionne: part 4 of 5

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Interview with Dr. Kim Yi Dionne: Part 5 of 5

Quick, imagine you’re a rural Malawian and put this list of development priorities in order, 1 being the most important to you and 5 the least important to you: Agricultural Development Education HIV/AIDS services Clean Water Health Services Bush League premieres in a week and a half so I wanted to take this week to [...]

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