Ximei

Andy Cohen / Gaylen Ross

United States 2019, 101 min.

Documentary

Spoken language: Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin)

Subtitles: English


Intimate portrait of Chinese AIDS activist Liu Ximei, driven by compassion, optimism and an incredible fighting spirit. She is the voice of the many poor farmers who contracted AIDS from blood transfusions in the 1990s. Liu is strong, but can harassment, obstruction and her illness make her give up hope?

*This film is only available in the Netherlands.

 

Director Andy Cohen describes working on his documentary in this article.

The European Film Academy urged for the release of Huang Huang, cameraman for the film Ximei, in this statement.