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Announcements and Screenings:
Orphans of Mathare has won the Rosa Luxemburg Award at the New England Film and Video Festival. The award is given to the film that best embodies the movement toward a more egalitarian society. Orphans of Mathare will screen on Wednesday, March 26th, at 7:00pm at the Harvard Film Archive in Cambridge, MA. The program is called "Human" and also includes Being Human by Lisa Seidenberg. More information on the festival can be found at http://www.bfvf.org/festival


Orphans of Mathare is a 60-minute film that documents the lives of former street children many orphaned by HIV/AIDS now living at the Good Samaritan Children's Home, an orphanage and school in the Mathare Slum of Nairobi, Kenya. http://www.portabletoiletsbeavertonor.com
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By following the lives of several orphans, the film lays bare the complicated relationship between poverty, violence, disease, Christianity, tradition and the orphan crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Orphans of Mathare brings new urgency to dealing with the AIDS pandemic, as it reveals that global AIDS is not simply a medical crisis but a socio-cultural one as well that threatens to create a generation of children without parents.

The film encourages Western audiences to ask questions of themselves regarding their role in dealing with this global problem.

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