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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
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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