Growing stronger

Genre : Social
Type : Documentary
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2005
Format : Short

After living a high profile life as a model and wife to the then coach of the Zimbabwe national football team, Tendayi Westerhof stunned the nation by becoming the first high profile person to go public about her HIV positive status in 2002. This beautiful woman has gone on to become a public figure in a very different way, as an elegant and glamourous
AIDS activist in the world of modelling and the public media. Pamela Kanjenzana lives a very different life with her HIV infection in one of Zimbabwe's high density suburbs. Nevertheless she also manages to survive by living positively. Two remarkable examples of how to live whith the virus.


Zimbabwe, 2005, 30mins, English and Shona
Director: Tsitsi Dangarembga


2008 | 15th New York African Film Festival | NEW YORK, Usa | APRIL 9th to MAY 26th | www.africanfilmny.org |
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  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • PACIFIC ARTS ALLIANCE
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  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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