Mercy (med-dah)

(Producer) Filmed over two years at a community hospice in Klong Toey, Thailand, the story unfolds as a thirteen-year-old girl, Luk Nam, recalls the loss of her family to AIDS. Mercy is an unsettling document of another side to the growing AIDS crisis--the future of the children whose parents are HI...

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Main Author: Hallacy, Jeanne
Corporate Author: Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Watertown, MA Documentary Educational Resources 2002, c2002
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:(Producer) Filmed over two years at a community hospice in Klong Toey, Thailand, the story unfolds as a thirteen-year-old girl, Luk Nam, recalls the loss of her family to AIDS. Mercy is an unsettling document of another side to the growing AIDS crisis--the future of the children whose parents are HIV-positive or have died from AIDS-related illnesses. Surrounded by orphaned children who have inherited the disease, the filmmakers witness both Luk Nam's sister and her best friend gradually fade away
Item Description:"By Jeanne Hallacy and Jamlong Saiyot."--Container
Physical Description:1 streaming video (50 min.)