Dancing on the Edge| 41mins
Director: Karen Boswall | Producer: Karen Boswall
Focus Years: 2001 | Country: South Africa
â€œDancing on the Edgeâ€ is a narrative documentary set in rural Mozambique, where gender roles and poverty influence the fight to contain the spread of AIDS. A young HIV positive mother, who works as an AIDS counsellor, takes her healthy daughter to a remote village for initiation into sexuality. Antonietta struggles with the contradictions of maintaining traditional values while adapting to the reality of the modern world devastated by AIDS.