International AIDS Society
Ciska de Hartogh – Film Exhibition on AIDS

Affiliated Event (Pre-registration required)

Type: Cultural event
Organizer: Ciska de Hartogh/Arti et Amicitae Amsterdam
Target audience: Public
Location: Rokin 112, Amsterdam (City Centre)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Schedule: 21:00 - 22:00, 25.07.2018

On Wednesday 25 July Ciska de Hartogh, Dutch Filmmaker, will show two of her short movies, “Please Hug Me” - the story of the ground-breaking work of Red Cross Children's Hospital in Cape Town, and “Arms Around You” – the representation of an incredible project between Dutch and South African high school learners discussing ways to prevent the further spread of AIDS. The cultural event will also discuss a third short movie, “Thandeka in Overview Heights”, and present an interview with the main character of the film. Thandeka is an AIDS-infected single mother drawing strength from her Christian faith to survive in miserable circumstances. After the screenings, the film director will invite the audience for a Q&A session. Afterwards Art Society Arti et Amicitiae bar will be open for drinks. The three films are on show in Arti et Amicitiae until the end of August.


The organizers reserve the right to amend the programme.