FRONTLINE/THE AIDS QUARTERLY: A SPECIAL REPORT: BORN IN AFRICA (TV)

Summary

This special report presented by "Frontline" and "The AIDS Quarterly," features the story of Philly Bongoley Lutaaya, a celebrated singer/musician from Uganda, who embarked on a nationwide tour in the effort to educate his fellow citizens about AIDS. In 1984 Lutaaya left Uganda for political reasons and went into exile in Sweden. When he returned to his homeland in 1988, he was embraced as a national hero. One year later, he became the first prominent African to publicy announce he had AIDS. This report chronicles Lutaaya's travels throughout his country, performing and visiting schools, villages, churches, and mosques, to publicize the need for AIDS preventive measures. Those who are interviewed or appear in clips include A.K. Lutaaya; Lutaaya's brother; Michael Daugherty, manager; Alex Mukulu, his friend; Adjoa Amana of the World Health Organization; Dr. Ronald Batta, minister of state for Health (Uganda); Prime Minister Samson Kisekka of Uganda; Justine Lutaaya, his mother; Dr. Elly Katabira, senior and lecturer for the department of medicine at Makerere University; and De De Majoro, a musician.

Details

  • NETWORK: PBS WGBH Boston, MA
  • DATE: April 3, 1990 Tuesday 9:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:27:53
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T90:0209
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Africa; AIDS (disease); Music - Africa
  • SERIES RUN: PBS - TV, 1990
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CREDITS

  • David Fanning … Executive Producer
  • Judith Stoia … Executive Producer
  • Michael Sullivan … Senior Producer
  • Virginia Storring … Producer
  • John Zaritsky … Director, Writer
  • Philly Bongoley Lutaaya … Music by
  • Alex Mukulu … Music by
  • Ron Bood … Music by
  • Maria Nordenback … Performer, "Alone"
  • Katerina Palm … Performer, "Alone"
  • Peter Jennings … Anchor
  • Hope Mukasa
  • De De Majoro
  • Steven Nsubuga
  • Juliet Sassanga
  • Fred Nasagasi
  • Vincent Otieno
  • Simon Bbosa
  • Osca Kiluka
  • Waragaba Giles
  • Richard Mudhungu
  • Saida Salongo
  • Moses Motova
  • Fred Kigosi
  • Charles Sekyansi
  • Deo Mukungu
  • Akiiki Mansur
  • Godfrey Mnambala
  • Tony Sengo
  • Paul Serumaga
  • Herman Ssewanyana
  • Rashid Masoke
  • Michael Daugherty
  • Sten Sandahl
  • A.K. Lutaaya
  • Adjoa Amana
  • Ronald Batta
  • Samson Kisekka
  • Justine Lutaaya
  • Elly Katabira
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