Video

AIDS: A Family Affair [archived] box 3

1990, 24:00 minutes, colour, English

TAPECODE 9999

AIDS: A Family Affair is an exploration of the role of family in the process of illness and death due to HIV illness and AIDS. The video redefines the concept of family to include all those involved in a supportive or caring manner during one's illness.

AIDS: A Family Affair is a compilation of interviews with thirteen people whose lives have been touched, in varying degrees, by AIDS. Those interviewed include biological family (siblings & parents), an HIV primary care physician, an AIDS support counsellor with The AIDS Committee of Toronto, two men who cared for and subsequently lost longtime partners to AIDS, and two men living with symptomatic AIDS. They discuss with considerable candor, their roles in caring (both emotionally and practically) for those infected with HIV or AIDS, and in doing so, demonstrate the extreme importance of a varied, committed and extensive support team (or family) in caring for those who are ill.

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