The Lazarus Effect (2010 film)

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The Lazarus Effect is a 2010 documentary film about the positive impact of free antiretroviral drug therapy on HIV/AIDS patients in Africa.wikipedia
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Spike Jonze

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It was directed by Lance Bangs, and executive produced by Spike Jonze, after an organizer from AIDS awareness group (RED) suggested the project to them.

Lance Bangs

It was directed by Lance Bangs, and executive produced by Spike Jonze, after an organizer from AIDS awareness group (RED) suggested the project to them.

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It was directed by Lance Bangs, and executive produced by Spike Jonze, after an organizer from AIDS awareness group (RED) suggested the project to them. The film features patients and medical staff in Zambia speaking about their experiences and was produced by (RED) and HBO.

Management of HIV/AIDS

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The Lazarus Effect is a 2010 documentary film about the positive impact of free antiretroviral drug therapy on HIV/AIDS patients in Africa.

HIV/AIDS

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The Lazarus Effect is a 2010 documentary film about the positive impact of free antiretroviral drug therapy on HIV/AIDS patients in Africa.

Zambia

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The film features patients and medical staff in Zambia speaking about their experiences and was produced by (RED) and HBO.

HBO

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The film features patients and medical staff in Zambia speaking about their experiences and was produced by (RED) and HBO.

Channel 4

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It was screened on HBO and Channel 4 in May 2010, and it is also available on YouTube.

YouTube

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It was screened on HBO and Channel 4 in May 2010, and it is also available on YouTube.

Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS

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Interviewees describe their illness and recovery; they also speak about the difficulties involved in persuading people to have themselves tested for HIV, given the severe social stigma that results from a positive test result, and in getting word about the available treatment out to remote rural areas, as well as the logistical problems of providing care to patients who may have to walk for four days and three nights to reach a clinic.

HIV

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HIV-positive patients and medical staff recount their experiences and the impact medication has made on their lives in their own words.

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

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(RED)'s member companies use 50 per cent of their profits from (RED) licensing products to contribute to The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

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This, along with the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, provides the majority of funding for AIDS programmes in Africa, including the provision of free antiretroviral drugs to some three million people.

Where the Wild Things Are (film)

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Executive producer Jonze asked Bangs to direct the documentary, as Jonze was still busy completing Where the Wild Things Are.

Portland Mercury

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Explaining the film concept to the Portland Mercury, Bangs said: "I've seen enough horrible documentaries that objectify people or assign them victimhood status. That was pretty appalling to me, and was not the film I wanted to make. I wanted to talk to people directly and get them to open up and be funny or goofy or whatever personality traits they have that don't usually come out in AIDS documentaries."

Bible

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The film's title is based on the Biblical story of Lazarus, whom Jesus raised from the dead, and echoes the feelings of those who recovered thanks to drug therapy.

Lazarus of Bethany

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The film's title is based on the Biblical story of Lazarus, whom Jesus raised from the dead, and echoes the feelings of those who recovered thanks to drug therapy.

U2

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U2 singer Bono helped promote the documentary and associated campaign, and gathered a group of A-List celebrities to make an advertisement for it.

Bono

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U2 singer Bono helped promote the documentary and associated campaign, and gathered a group of A-List celebrities to make an advertisement for it.

Brigitte Lacombe

This featured short scenes, filmed by French photographer Brigitte Lacombe, with stars like Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Ludacris and others showing the trivial items that can be bought for US$0.40.

Penélope Cruz

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This featured short scenes, filmed by French photographer Brigitte Lacombe, with stars like Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Ludacris and others showing the trivial items that can be bought for US$0.40.

Javier Bardem

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This featured short scenes, filmed by French photographer Brigitte Lacombe, with stars like Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Ludacris and others showing the trivial items that can be bought for US$0.40.

Ludacris

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This featured short scenes, filmed by French photographer Brigitte Lacombe, with stars like Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Ludacris and others showing the trivial items that can be bought for US$0.40.

New York City

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The documentary itself premiered at the New York Museum of Modern Art on May 4, 2010.

Museum of Modern Art

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The documentary itself premiered at the New York Museum of Modern Art on May 4, 2010.