OutTV will be marking World AIDS Day (Dec 1) with a day of programming starting at 12:30pm EST / 9:30am PST.
The Ride. 6pm EST / 3pm PST.
This reality documentary series follows the stories of a diverse group of cyclists taking part in the seven-day, 585-mile race AIDS/Lifecycle 4 annual race, as they struggle in the fight against HIV and AIDS. This series offers an in-depth look at some of this year’s participants, the reasons they’ve chosen to undertake this challenge, and the people in their lives who serve as their inspiration.
Here: Focus AIDS. 4pm EST / 1pm PST.
Focussing on organizations who offer support, education and assistance with regards to HIV/AIDS.
Ribbon of Hope Special 2007. 11:30pm EST / 8:30pm PST.
Honouring programming excellence in AIDS awareness, education, and action. The goal of this special is to celebrate television programming and people that care about AIDS, with a focus on the queer community.
Staying Alive 2008. 2:30pm EST / 11:30am PST.
This dramatized series, shot in Jamaica, features real-life stories highlighting sexual and social issues. Shot by renowned music video director, Ras Kassa. Unfolding in reverse, part one features Dragga, a street-smart youth slowly becoming the guy to go to for anything. He finds himself at a crossroads, torn between his friendship with Sheldon and a girl. Part two introduces the life of Sheldon’s girlfriend and her friends. Opening at a party, the story unfolds into the myriad of risks young people find themselves exposed to, gay or straight.
Diary of Kelly Rowland. 12:30pm EST / 9:30am PST.
Global superstar and founding member of Destiny’s Child, Kelly Rowland, as recently appointed Staying Alive Foundation Ambassador, chronicles her first-hand experiences with young people affected by HIV/AIDS. This one-hour show features intimate discussions between Kelly and young adults, gay and straight, from around the globe, who give insights and breadth to their lives and relationships in their respective countries. While in Kenya, Kelly gets tested for HIV, to encourage the young people she met to know their status. The diary/documentary is shot in South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania and the US. Sometimes shocking, sometimes humorous, the program will allow you to get to know some exceptional young people around the world.
Other Movies and Documentaries