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Educational Praise for Thing With No Name
Highly Recommended by Educational Media Reviews Online (EMRO) "...the film is giving AIDS a face. One cannot help but feel sympathetic for those affected by this disease. An important message coming through the film is that there is a large population of people who are mostly Black/African, and mostly women who have HIV/AIDS and are forgotten." --reviewed for EMRO by Eric Kofi Acree, Director, John Henrik Clarke Africana Library, Cornell University
"Every second of this film is made with care and deep humanity. Amazing cinematography, a gripping story that pulls viewers in, and a subtly elegant score make THING WITH NO NAME a must-see film for anyone interested in Africa, AIDS, and real women's lives."--Augusta Palmer, Assistant Professor of Film and Media at at St. Francis College
"Speaking Clearly about what HIV is and what it does is a brave and clear step."--Diane Goettel, A&U America's AIDS Magazine
"Gives the viewer an intimate look at the struggle, the progress, the hope and the tragedy of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in rural South Africa."--Karina Andrea Danvers, Director New England AIDS Education and Training Center
"[Thing With No Name] is a profound meditation on life and death on the margins, on the struggle to survive in a world still shamefully oblivious to the ravages of HIV on the African continent. It’s hard to imagine a course related to HIV in any academic discipline – public health, epidemiology, sociology, women’s studies, African studies, political science, film and media -- for which “Thing With No Name” would not be an indispensable addition."--Steve Gorelick, Professor, Film and Media Department, Hunter College CUNY
Recommended Educational Uses
Public Health- HIV/AIDS