Positive: Life With HIV


60m 1996

Brief Synopsis

Multi-part documentary examining life inside the AIDS epidemic, with profiles of people with HIV/AIDS, their families, friends and caregivers. Documentary segments are combined with a blend of performance, satire, animation, music, dance and first-person commentaries by a "chorus" of speakers.

Film Details

Release Date
1996

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Multi-part documentary examining life inside the AIDS epidemic, with profiles of people with HIV/AIDS, their families, friends and caregivers. Documentary segments are combined with a blend of performance, satire, animation, music, dance and first-person commentaries by a "chorus" of speakers.

Crew

Eric Adamsons

Sound

Maryse Alberti

Camera

Juanita Anderson

Segment Director

Juanita Anderson

Executive Producer

Juanita Anderson

Segment Producer

John Manzon Apicha

Advisor

Shawn Atkins

Animator

Neal Avener

Stock Footage

Lori Ayers

Assistant Producer

Ysaye M Barnwell

Music

Janet W Baus

Segment Associate Producer

Jana Birchum

Segment Producer

Jana Birchum

Segment Director

Dennis P Boni

Camera

Gregg Bordowitz

Segment Producer

Gregg Bordowitz

Segment Director

Gregg Bordowitz

Editor

Tom Bowes

Sound

David Bradshaw

Sound

Tori Breitling

Camera

Scott Brindell

Sound

Gina Brown

Advisor

Thomas Burns

Director Of Photography

Ishmael Butler

Song Performer

Peter Canavan

Advisor

Richard Cardran

Segment Director

Richard Cardran

Writer

Richard Cardran

Segment Producer

Amy Carey

Editor

Jose Carreras

Song Performer

Leroy Chen

Sound

Leroy Chen

Production Assistant

Ayoka Chenzira

Segment Director

Ayoka Chenzira

Segment Producer

Sara Chin

Sound

Barbara Chirinos

Segment Associate Producer

Cheryl Chisholm

Segment Producer

Cheryl Chisholm

Segment Director

Edward K Choi

Music

Gautam K Choudhury

Sound

Christine Choy

Segment Director

Christine Choy

Segment Producer

Janet Cole

Line Producer

Janet Cole

Other

Zenobia Conkerite

Music

Zenobia Conkerite

Music Arranger

Wayne Corbitt

Writer

Margaret Crimmins

Sound Editor

Julie Dash

Segment Producer

Julie Dash

Segment Director

R Davis

Song Performer

Iris De La Cruz

Writer

Yuri Denysenko

Director Of Photography

Stuart Deutsch

Sound

Juanita Dewitt

Editor

Birago Diop

Theme Lyrics

Jeff Ebner

Camera

Roberto Echeverria

Camera

D Estevez

Song Performer

Simin Farkhondeh

Sound

David L Feinberg

Writer

Stacey Foiles

Editor

Stacey Foiles

Segment Director

Stacey Foiles

Segment Producer

Jack Frost

Camera

Duane Frybarger

Music

Stuart Geltner

Editor

Stephanie Gerus

Other

Christian Gionelli

Editor

Christian Gionelli

Assistant Director

Tami Gold

Segment Producer

Tami Gold

Editor

Tami Gold

Segment Director

Valencia Goodman

Production Manager

Michael Grenadier

Post-Production Supervisor

Michael Grenadier

Editor

John Greyson

Song

John Greyson

Other

Ivo Hawak

Sound

Vic Hernandez

Assistant Director

Vic Hernandez

Sound

Fred Hersch

Music

Fred Hersch

Music Conductor

Fred Hersch

Music Producer

Nick Hoffman

Camera

Nick Hoffman

Director Of Photography

Joan Holden

Writer

Ray Hoover

Camera

Ronald Johnson

Other

Dieter Kaupp

Sound

Dieter Kaupp

Director Of Photography

Dean Kendrick

Animator

Kyle Kibbe

Director Of Photography

Nalty Killeen

Writer

Daresha Kyi

Segment Producer

Daresha Kyi

Associate Producer

Daresha Kyi

Segment Director

Carol Lafavor

Advisor

Spiro C Lampros

Editor

Jennifer Lane

Sound

Jennifer Lane

Camera

Ruby Lang

Editor

Alisa Lebow

Segment Associate Producer

Kate Lehmann

Production

Herman Lew

Director Of Photography

Christina Lewis

Advisor

Deb Lewis

Director Of Photography

John Liefert

Stock Footage

Stephen Lightkill

Camera

Chuck London

Segment Director

Sondra Loring

Other

Blake Macaluso

Segment Producer

Blake Macaluso

Segment Director

Blake Macaluso

Editor

Mary Manhardt

Editor

Pam Martin

Editor

Terry Mcgovern

Advisor

Havin Mckinney

Sound

Shigeru Mcpherson

Sound

Shigeru Mcpherson

Production Assistant

Ben Furia Means

Music

Eleanor Mitchell

Advisor

Thomas Moon

Camera

Robert Randall Moss

Camera

Witt Mott

Sound

Witt Mott

Video

Steve Murello

Director Of Photography

Catherine Newman

Production Associate

David Nicolo

Advisor

Emiko Omori

Director Of Photography

Jose Orta

Advisor

Jose Orta

Other

Luna Lewis Ortiz

Other

Dina Parkinson

Sound

Andres Parra

Camera

Liette Pedraza

Editor

Sarah Perry

Production Manager

Mark Petersson

Camera

Gloria Pineyro

Editor

Gabino Planell

Sound

David Pliskin

Sound

Thomas Poole

Associate Producer

Thomas Poole

Segment Associate Producer

Thomas Poole

Segment Producer

Lourdes Portillo

Segment Director

Lourdes Portillo

Segment Producer

Susan Racho

Other

Ariel Ramirez

Music

Peter Redding

Sound

Renee Redding-jones

Other

Alex Rivera

Segment Associate Producer

Alex Rivera

Music

Gary Robinson

Segment Producer

Gary Robinson

Director Of Photography

Jonathan Robinson

Editor

Bob Rodriguez

Sound

Joanelle Nadine Romero

Music

Joanelle Nadine Romero

Segment Director

Joanelle Nadine Romero

Segment Producer

Margot Roth

Assistant Editor

David Rousseve

Choreographer

David Rousseve

Other

Fran Rzeznik

Editor

Fran Rzeznik

Segment Producer

Fran Rzeznik

Segment Director

Catherine Saalfield

Segment Director

Catherine Saalfield

Editor

Catherine Saalfield

Camera

Catherine Saalfield

Associate Producer

Catherine Saalfield

Segment Producer

Calogero Salvo

Segment Director

Calogero Salvo

Producer

Calogero Salvo

Segment Producer

Ruth Schell

Editor

Glenn Schellenberg

Music

Lori Schmidt

Editor

David Schulman

Camera

Veronica Selver

Editor

Veronica Selver

Segment Producer

Veronica Selver

Segment Director

W Dwight Shealy

Advisor

Kyle Sheldon

Other

Bobby Shepard

Director Of Photography

Bobby Shepard

Camera

Patricia Sielski

Sound

Megan Siler

Production Manager

Nina Simone

Song Performer

Mona M Smith

Segment Director

Mona M Smith

Segment Producer

Stephen Sorrell

Advisor

Claudia Sperber

Sound

Claudia Sperber

Production Manager

Ellen Spiro

Segment Director

Ellen Spiro

Camera

Ellen Spiro

Segment Producer

Hugh Steers

Other

Austin Steo

Camera

Dianna Stirpe

Editor

Michael J Sudyn

Line Producer

Michael J Sudyn

Editor

Film Details

Release Date
1996

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Quotes

Trivia