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This is the story about Steve Sjöquist - writer, HIV activist and deacon at Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset in Stockholm. Steve was diagnosed with HIV in 1987 and he was one of the first Swedish AIDS patients to get the new antiretroviral therapy in 1996. It saved his life.
Staffan Hildebrand returns to Australia, where he started his project of documenting the AIDS epidemic in 1988, and to Cambodia where he first arrived in 1998. He interviews some of the scientists and activists who he met back then and displays some footage from the archive.
This is a pre-version of the documentary about the writer and AIDS activist, Steve Sjöquist, who was diagnosed with HIV in 1987. Steve was one of the first Swedish AIDS patients to get the new ARV medication in 1996, and it saved his life.
XIX International AIDS Conference. Interview with Phil Wilson, founder of the Black AIDS Institute in Los Angeles. He talks about the HIV prevalence in the US and its socioeconomic factors, about stigma and discrimination against homosexual persons.
Staffan Hildebrand looks back on his 25 years of documenting the HIV and AIDS epidemic for the Face of AIDS Film Archive. The film portrays a shift from pessimism towards a growing optimism in the response to HIV and AIDS.
Katharina Lindahl, Secretary General of RFSU, talks about the Swedish HIV prevention campaigns by RFSU and Aidsdelegationen in the early 1990's, and the importance of targeting youth of today with messages of HIV prevention.
Interview with Daniel Tarantola, Professor of Health and Human Rights at University of New South Wales in Sydney. He tells about his work in expanding health care services in several African countries, starting in the early 1970's and the time when he entered the HIV field.
This is the third part of the interview with Dr Anthony Fauci. Here he talks about the American AIDS movement in the early 80's with activists such as the writer Larry Kramer in the frontline, and the time when he invited the leading activists up to his office.
First part of the interview with the American AIDS activist and founder of Project Inform, Martin Delaney, in 2006. He talks about the HIV/AIDS policy of the current and previous American Presidents, and reflects on his experiences of the start of AIDS in the 80's.
The Swedish Writer Steve Sjöquist is interviewed about his life with HIV, the HIV situation in Sweden and the rest of the world and his views on the future of the epidemic.