OMGHIV a Stigma

Australian Workers Film Guide


A short documentary discussing the issues surrounding nursing and HIV some twenty years after it ravaged the world. The film points out that HIV is still with us and that heterosexual people are also being infected. A nurse from the 1980s discusses the impact on the virus on victims and their families and there is a heartbreaking interview with a young woman who contracted the virus in 2012.

Special Notes/Achievements

  • Official selection – NSW Nurses and Midwives Association ‘s Nurses & Midwives Short Film Festival (Aust), 2015
  • Third Prize, Nurses & Midwives Short Film Festival (Aust), 2015

Author: J Bird, 2023

Duration: 5 mins 11 secs

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Film Producer: Ciara Rafferty, Nadia Mahamood,

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