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At the Carneige: International AIDS Film Festival July 24-25

by Borderstan.com — July 23, 2012 at 8:00 am 0

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com

Carnegie Institution for Science

The International AIDS Film Festival is  July 24 and 25 at the Carnegie Institution for Science. (Borderstan)

In conjunction with this year’s International AIDS Conference, One in Ten and Reel Affirmations will host the International AIDS Film Festival July 24 and 25 at the Carnegie Institution for Science (1530 P Street NW).

The festival will show four films and will kick-off with an opening reception on Tuesday, July 24, from 5 to 6:30 pm at Number Nine Lounge (1425 P Street NW).

The schedule for the Festival is as follows:

Tuesday, July 24

  • 7 to 9:15 pm: “Still Around” (includes a panel discussion with the film’s directors)
  • 9:15 to 10 pm: “Seeds of Hope: Meeting the Challenges of HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia”

Wednesday, July 25

  • 7 to 9 pm: “Pills Profit$ Protest”
  • 9 to 11 pm: “Sex in an Epidemic”

Tickets can be purchased online and are $10 per film or $25 for a package to see all four films. A portion of proceeds will be donated to partnering community organizations, including NOVAM (Northern Virginia AIDS Ministry), Metro Teen AIDS and Whitman-Walker Health. For more information on the festival, or to RSVP to the opening reception; please contact kimberley[AT]@oneinten.org.

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