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Nothing Without Us: The Women Who Will End AIDS

Mudam Auditorium
Within the framework of the exhibition

David Wojnarowicz. History Keeps Me Awake at Night

Screening with an introduction by Julien Ribeiro

The anthropologist Julien Ribeiro, is curator and founder of “Lavoir Public”, a creative space dedicated to changing writings in Lyon, which he directed until 2016. He works on the impacts of politics on our lives and our creative processes, with the place of minorities playing a central role in his research. A founding member of the WAW collective (LGBTQI archive and contemporary art), he is part of the monitoring committee of the exhibition Histoire et Mémoires des Luttes contre le VIH/sida at the Mucem in Marseille.

Nothing Without Us: The Women Who Will End AIDS
67 min
By Harriett Hirshorn

Combining archival footage and interviews with female activists, scientists and scholars in the US and Africa, director Harriet Hirshorn demonstrates the vital role that women activists have played and continue to play in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. An unexpectedly upbeat film about pressing global issues conveyed through intimate, evocative journeys, Nothing Without Us tells the stories of ordinary women facing their fears, cares and everyday struggles in order to fight for their communities and their very lives.