Side by Side: Women against AIDS in Zimbabwe

Women of Africa: wives, mothers, labourers, nurturers. Now, in the wake of the AIDS pandemic women also serve as care-givers to family and community members afflicted with HIV or AIDS.

directed by: Peter Davis
produced by: Peter Davis, Harvey McKinnon
(1993) 50 minutes
1994, 47 min

(Version with French subtitles also available)

Women of Africa: wives, mothers, labourers, nurturers. Now, in the wake of the AIDS pandemic women also serve as care-givers to family and community members afflicted with HIV or AIDS.

In the fight against AIDS, Zimbabwean women stand side by side mobilizing communities, educating people, and empowering women.

This documentary is a positive message of self-help and determination.

Jury Prize for Best Film on Medical information International Festival of Films on Health, Mauriac, France
Sponsored by World Health Organization