Free State Times – 3 October 2013

Bloem girl’s HIV story set for big screen
– Mamello Mokoena, Bloemfontein

Moonshine Movies, an Australian Film company responsible for the award-winning 2012 series of short and feature-length films about pain control and pallioative care, has been commissioned to make a similar series here in Bloemfontein.

Melbourne filmmaker Mike Hill came to Bloemfontein in February to meet with Naledi Kopane – a 22 year-old woman who was born with the HIV virus that causes Aids – and decided to turn her inspiring story into a film. 

“She is a great story because the doctors kept saying she won’t see the age of six but she did,” Hill said.


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