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MIPTV Picks ’09 – Love in a Time of HIV

Commissioned for BBC World News, this five-part series touches down in New York, London, St. Petersburg, Johannesburg and Mumbai to deliver the stories of young people around the world living, and loving, with HIV.
March 18, 2009


Commissioned for BBC World News, this five-part series touches down in New York, London, St. Petersburg, Johannesburg and Mumbai to deliver the stories of young people around the world living, and loving, with HIV.
The stories are poignant and infused with hope, ranging from the young families hoping to have children, to the Indian widow looking for new love, to the tale of Tender Mavundla, a popular South African singer who went public with her diagnosis during her appearance on Pop Idol in order to educate and inspire.
Partners: Rockhopper TV (London) for BBC, distributed through Beyond Distribution
Length: 5 X 30 minutes
Aired: November 2008
Rights available: All worldwide

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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