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‘Bouncing Cats’ makes Doc Channel debut tonight

What does it take to make a real difference in the lives of others? What if it was as easy as sharing that thing in the world that you really love to do. For Ugandan Abraham “Abramz” Tekya, that thing is dance – specifically, hip-hop and breakdancing. Tonight at 8 p.m. ET, the Documentary Channel premieres […]

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Zambian women reflect the power of storytelling in ‘Where the Water Meets the Sky’

Today, ViewChange.org is hosting the online premiere of the award-winning documentary, “Where the Water Meets the Sky.” The film follows the work of international nonprofit Camfed, or the Campaign for Female Education, which fights poverty and HIV/AIDS in Africa by educating girls and empowering women to become leaders of change. According to Camfed, one way […]

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‘City of Joy’ opens its doors, empowers survivors

Singing, drumming and dancing with shovels marked the celebrated opening of the City of Joy, a new center for women survivors of gender violence, in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Created from a vision designed by Congolese women, City of Joy is supported by V-Day and the Fondation Panzi of the DRC, along with […]

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‘Every dollar we waste today puts a life at risk’

Stephen Lewis, former special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, provides an impassioned interview about the latest progress and challenges toward ending the pandemic on today’s Democracy Now. Lewis is co-founder/co-director of AIDS-Free World, a U.S.-based international advocacy organization that works to promote more urgent and effective global responses to HIV/AIDS. He was speaking from the 18th […]

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HBO premieres Lazarus Effect, power of 40 cents

Tonight at 9 p.m. ET on HBO, followed at 9:30 p.m. on YouTube, “The Lazarus Effect” documents the metamorphic effects that antiretroviral medications (ARVs) can have on people who are HIV-positive. Directed by Lance Bangs, with executive producer Spike Jonze and Susan Smith Ellis, the 30-minute documentary focuses on four individuals: Connie, Bwalya, Concillia and […]

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