HIV Documentary Wilhelmina’s War To Be Screened At African American Film Marketplace Festival, Jan 15-17

AHF Grant Fund recipient directs film that sheds light on HIV stigma,
care continuum in rural communities

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is pleased to support the Black
Hollywood Education & Resource Center
(BHEC) screening of the
documentary film Wilhelmina’s War during its 22nd
Annual African American Film Marketplace January 15-17 at Raleigh
Studios, 5300 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California 90038. The film,
which was produced and directed by AHF Grant Fund recipient June Cross
and follows a Southern grandmother’s struggles to help her loved ones
through the scourge of HIV in a state hostile to public health care,
will be shown at Raleigh Studios on Saturday, January 16th
and Sunday, January 17th at 2:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. each day.
Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.bherc.org
or in person, starting at $15. Seating is limited.

Wilhelmina’s War is a poignant, eye-opening documentary that
truly sheds light on the ongoing struggles we face in combatting HIV
stigma and the lingering barriers that prevent people living with AIDS
from accessing care and treatment,” said Cynthia Davis, Chair of
AHF’s Board of Directors. “We are so proud that AHF was able to support
the filmmaker June Cross through our Grant Fund and know that we will
continue to see great things from her.”

View the trailer for Wilhelmina’s War here.

WHAT: Screening of Wilhelmina’s War during the 22nd
Annual African American Film Marketplace

WHEN:
Saturday, January 16th
Show times:
2:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 17th
Show times: 2:30 p.m. and 5:00
p.m.

WHERE:
Raleigh Studios
5300 Melrose Avenue
Hollywood,
California 90038

Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.bherc.org
or in person, starting at $15. Seating is limited.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS
organization, currently provides medical care and/or services to over
500,000 individuals in 36 countries worldwide in the US, Africa, Latin
America/Caribbean, the Asia/Pacific Region and Eastern Europe. To learn
more about AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org,
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Founded in 1996 by Sandra Evers-Manly, the Black Hollywood Education and
Resource Center is a nonprofit, public benefit organization designed to
advocate, educate, research, develop, and preserve the history and
future of Blacks in film and television. For complete information about
the Festival, please visit www.BHERC.org
or call (310) 284-3170. BHERC invites the community to join us and to
support our filmmakers.

Contacts

AHF
Ged Kenslea, +1 323-308-1833 (work) or +1 323-791-5526
(mobile)
Senior Director, Communications
gedk@aidshealth.org
or
Christopher
Johnson
, +1 323-960-4846 (work) or +1 310-880-9913 (mobile)
Associate
Director of Communications
christopher.johnson@aidshealth.org