WORLD AIDS DAY EVE: CHRISSY
NOVEMBER 30, 2000,
DIRECTED BY JACQUI NORTH
Breaking records as one of the most watched documentaries
on Australian television, where it first aired on World AIDS Day 1999,
Chrissy is an honest and daring film about an HIV-positive lesbian.
Told by her best friend, filmmaker Jacqui North, it is perhaps the first
documentary of its kind. The film offers a compassionate and poignant
look into the world of Christy May Napier, a young street kid who faced
the prospect of her death after contracting AIDS in her teens. Respectful
and intelligent, Chrissy is not only an important and moving documentary,
but also a true testament to this young woman and her strength. 1999,
Australia, 52 minutes.
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