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August 20, 2010

The blood of Yingzhou District

Documentary on the AIDS epidemic in rural China focusing on one year in the life of a young boy with AIDS whose parents have died of the disease. Looks at how people living with the disease are ostracized. Shows how economic realities force many of the population into selling their blood to make ends meet, a practice that can expose them to unsafe medical practices that can expose them to the virus.

Director of photography, Qu Jiang Tao ; editors, Ruby Yang, Ma Man Chung ; original music, Brian Keane.
Produced in 2006

Askwith Media Library 45538-D

Posted by mcmike at August 20, 2010 03:51 PM

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