The Kaltcha Pioneers team decided that if they are going to spread the message, Get Tested, Know Your Status, then they would have to know their own status themselves. They took the brave step of getting tested together and made a film about it. What a courageous group of youth! Role models for us all.
A behind-the-scenes of the Kaltcha Pioneers project, run in partnership with Grassroot Soccer and funded by the UK Premier League. Meet the original team of 198 young people from Khayelitsha who used filmmaking to spread awareness of HIV prevention. What a fantastic contribution they have made!
Another really open conversation about the circumstances in which some people have sex against their better judgement, risking the spread of HIV. In a society where this subject is taboo, these young people are being incredibly couragous expressing themselves so openly and honestly. Testiment to the power of grassroots filmmaking
Gogo’s telling how their children hide’s the fact that they are HIV positive and also encouraging mothers at home to take care of their children who are HIVpositive. This was part of a series commissioned by CTV and funded by Nokia. The campaign message was LOVE YOUR PARTNER, KNOW YOUR STATUS
The First Episode from Kaltcha Pioneers’ Fictional section. Two films about HIV support – both professionally and from friends. In this short film, a woman finds out she is HIV positive. Made by a group of young people participating in a programme run in partnership with Grassroot Soccer and funded by the UK Premier League, […]
As part of a series commissioned by Cape Town TV (CTV) and funded by Nokia, the filmmakers created a concept called ‘Kaltcha Talk’ which borrowed from Joe Menell and Richard Mills’ show, ‘Street Talk’. In this episode, people in a taxi discuss HIV. At the time the topic was very much still taboo in these […]