07 Mar
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Orphans of Nklanda

Several million children have already been orphaned by South Africa’s AIDS epidemic. In most cases, extended families intervene and take responsibility for raising the orphans. But in areas like Kwa-Zulu Natal, there just aren’t enough living adult relatives left to cope. As well as exploring the individual plight of South Africa’s AIDS orphans, this moving […]

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28 Feb
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The Lost Girls of South Africa

The Lost Girls of South Africa is a timely and revealing feature length documentary that offers a privileged glimpse into what life is really like for young girls growing up in South Africa. It follows the stories of four girls, aged 11-13, who become victims of child rape, looking at the experience and its aftermath […]

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22 Feb
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Zimbabwe’s Forgotten Children

Zimbabwe’s Forgotten Children tells the story of three children trying to survive in Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe, a country which was once the jewel of Africa but where the infrastructure is now in terminal collapse. Grace, Esther and Obert show us how they not only struggle to put food in their mouths but also desperately seek […]

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05 Jan
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Poor Kids UK

3.5 million kids live in poverty in the UK. It’s one of the worst rates in the industrialised world and successive governments continue to struggle to bring it under control. Poor Kids offers 4 children the chance to share their insights on life on the bottom rung of society’s ladder. In turn funny, tragic, moving […]

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03 Jan
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Poor Kids USA

As Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, one in five of the nation’s children are living below the poverty level. One in 45 is homeless. www.pbs.org/frontline/poor-kids In Poor Kids, True Vision travelled to the Quad Cities, a great American crossroads along the border of Iowa and Illinois, to explore the lives of children living in the […]

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02 Jan
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Kids In Camps – A Comic Relief Special

In 2015, True Vision productions produced a one-off special for Comic Relief following the lives of children living in temporary camps in South Sudan and refugee camps just across the border in Northern Uganda. The South Sudanese civil war displaced over 1.5 million people. South Sudan, the youngest country in the world, also faced famine which, […]

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01 Jan
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TB – Return of the Plague

TB is the most deadly infectious disease in history – it has killed over a billion people in the last 200 years. There are over 8 million new infections every year worldwide, but the Southern African nation of Swaziland is the epicentre of the disease, with the highest rate of TB infection in the world. […]

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