Remembering Eliphas (Namibia: 2002)

Director

Ernst Steynberg

Cast list

Produced by: Namibian Ministry of Defense by Social Marketing Association

Synopsis

Split into three parts and filmed in three different years (2002, 2007, and 2010), "Remembering Eliphas" is a HIV/Aids awareness video centered on a man named Eliphas. He is a strong soldier who was always dedicated to his country. His life was going along great until he thinks he has HIV+. Once news spreads to the community, myths and rumors arise and trouble his wife and children. Eliphas and his wife, Nabata, now have to conquer illness, infidelity, and family troubles amidst other things.

Reviews

Frederick Philander. “Namibia: Third Aids Film Screened for NDF.” All Africa (online publications)

John Donnelly. “African Armies Join Battle Against HIV.” Sun Sentinal (online publications)