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POV - Season 16 Episode 11 : State of Denial (2020)
 
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State of Denial is a 2003 documentary film about AIDS in Africa, produced and directed by Elaine Epstein. The film highlights the errors of President Mbeki's government, which insists that there isn't enough evidence to show that HIV causes AIDS and refuses vital life-saving drugs to their people because of unknown long-term risks. The film follows the stories of HIV positive Africans and activists as well as their careers, interspersed with the harrowing statistics of the AIDS epidemic in Africa. It features various HIV positive patients coping with the disease in times when the use of ARV medicine was strongly discouraged by the South African government. The movie captures the desperation and growing discontent of average South Africans infected and affected by the disease. Some of the subjects interviewed make heartbreaking but inspirational statements about AIDS and how living with it is like. After the death of his brother who also succumbed to the disease, a young man is filmed saying the following: For me, it was the most traumatic time in my life because I could see myself in him. You know, he didn’t really have to die as helplessly as he did. And not only him, but thousands and thousands of people are dying unnecessarily. It makes me sick.
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TV Network:PBS
Alternative Titles:Point of View, P.O.V.
Release Date:Jan 01, 1970
Last Air Date:Sep 28, 2020
Number of Seasons:33
Number of Episodes:399
Genres:Documentary
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Season: 16
399 Episodes from Jul 05, 1988 until Sep 28, 2020
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POV - Season List:
Season 1
1988-07-05
Season 2
1989-07-15
Season 3
1990-06-26
Season 4
1991-06-15
Season 6
1993-06-15
Season 7
1994-06-07
Season 8
1995-06-01
Season 9
1996-05-28
Season 10
1997-06-03
Season 11
1998-06-02
Season 12
1999-06-01
Season 13
2000-06-20
Season 14
2001-06-19
Season 15
2003-01-20
Season 16
2004-04-21
Season 18
2005-02-07
Season 19
2006-06-27
Season 20
2007-06-19
Season 21
2008-06-24
Season 22
2009-06-23
Season 23
2010-04-21
Season 24
2011-06-21
Season 25
2012-06-21
Season 26
2013-06-24
Season 27
2014-06-23
Season 28
2015-06-22
Season 29
2016-05-23
Season 30
2017-06-26
Season 33
2020-06-29