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Wilhemina's war : a film / Secret Daughter Productions ; a film by June Cross ; producer/director/writer, June Cross.

Cross, June, (film director,, film producer,, screenwriter.). Dixon, Wilhemina, (participant.). Johnson, Crystal, (voice actor.). Baynard, John, (director of photography.). Salsbury, Robert, (editor of moving image work.). Secret Daughter Productions (Firm), (production company.). Women Make Movies (Firm), (film distributor.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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Macon County Public Library DVD 362.196979 D (Text) 39493108245988 Adult DVD Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 DVD (54 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Women Make Movies [Distributor], 2015.

Content descriptions

Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, John Baynard ; editor, Robert Salsbury ; story producer, Lisa Desai.
Participant or Performer Note:
Starring Wilhemina Dixon. Voice actor, Crystal Johnson. Additional participants: Dayshal Dicks, Toni Dicks, Bobby Cuthbertson, Katie Mae Cuthber[t]son, Lashaunda Hallingquest, Harry Robinson.
Summary, etc.:
Wilhemina's War explores the lives of southern African American women and families living with HIV/AIDS. In much of America, progress in HIV/AIDS. In much of America, progress in HIV/AIDS treatment suggests the worst is behind us, but every year 50,000 Americans are still diagnosed with the virus that causes AIDS. Astonishingly, it's one of the leading causes of death of African American women - 80% of women in South Carolina living with HIV are African American. And nearly half of the Americans with HIV live in the South, where the AIDS epidemic has taken root in rural communities. Directed by Emily Award winning journalist and Professor June Cross, [this film] is an intimate. personal narrative that tells the story of one family's struggle with HIV over the course of five years. Despite facing institutional and personal obstacles every step of the way, 62-year-old Wilhemina Dixon works tirelessly to combat the stigma and care for her daugher and granddaughter, both HIV-positive. ... The film bears witness to the resilience and determination of the human spirit in the face of tremendous adversity"--Container.
Language Note:
In English.
Subject: Dixon, Wilhemina.
AIDS (Disease) > Southern States.
African Americans > Diseases > Southern States.
African American families > Southern States.
Genre: Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Educational films.
Ethnic films.
Social problem films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
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