A unique record of the HIV and AIDS epidemic
The archive contains films describing the global impact of the HIV and AIDS epidemic from the 1980s to the present.
The Honorary Red Ribbon goes to Staffan Hildebrand
The journalist and film director Staffan Hildebrand has been awarded the HIV-Sweden’s Honorary Red Ribbon for the year 2020. He receives the award for having “with courage, insight and curiosity documented one of the largest pandemics today. He has made it possible to translate statistics and figures into human life stories".
Historical timeline between 1981-2017
See a historical timeline with stories from the Face of AIDS Archive between 1981-2017.
Learn more about "ground zero" in San Francisco at the beginning of the epidemic, the importance of different activist groups, the breakthrough of antiretroviral therapy and much more. Most importantly, meet affected people and hear their stories.
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Samples from the archive
As parts of the Face of AIDS Film Archive are being made available online, we have found it necessary to anonymize some of the participants. This may apply to children, people in vulnerable situations, and people who risk persecution in their home countries. If you appear in any of the films presented at this site and you want the content or personal information to be removed, please contact us.