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Sinners' Disease

Director: Jan Jaap Kuiper
Sasha - HIV-positive and pregnant - heads activists in their protest against the shortage of HIV inhibitors in Russia, where the virus is considered the ‘sinners’ disease’.

Russia has almost one million HIV-infected people. And yet the virus is still often seen as the ‘sinners’ disease’. Sasha Volgina - HIV-positive and pregnant - heads a group of Russian activists protesting against the acute shortage of HIV inhibitors. In her battle, which is also vitally important for her unborn baby, Volgina contends with an indifferent government, people denying the existence of AIDS and her own history of drug abuse.

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Production company
ThankEve productions
TV company
IKON TV
Title: Sinners' Disease
Year: 2011
Duration : 56 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2012
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