Fig Trees
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Fig Trees
The true stories of two real-life AIDS activists are interwoven with an impressionistic fiction about their struggles in this film from director John Greyson. Tim McCaskell was an educator and activist based in Toronto who specialized in teaching youngsters about the dangers of racism and homophobia, and as a founder of the group AIDS Action Now he was on the leading edge of the movement to make new and potentially life-saving drugs available to AIDS patients as quickly as possible. And in South Africa, Zackie Achmat was another AIDS activist who had been diagnosed as HIV Positive and was… More