DCGEP Commemorates World AIDS Day with World Premiere of ‘Inside Story’ in Johannesburg

By Amber Harris, Discovery Communications
Dec 2, 2011 4:00 PM ET

Discovery Blog

While my day-to-day role at Discovery revolves around social media, I have the privilege of working with the passionate and talented Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership (DCGEP) team to help promote their nonprofit initiatives around the world educating underserved communities through the power of media.

Today, World AIDS Day, is a very special day for DCGEP. Just a few hours ago they hosted the world premiere of Inside Story: The Science of HIV/AIDS in Johannesburg South Africa (photos below). This feature film is aimed at educating millions across sub-Saharan Africa through the story of Kalu, a gifted soccer player who unknowingly contracts HIV. Inside Story takes us into Kalu’s personal journey and into his body through realistic CGI animations that will bring audiences face to face with the virus — from the moment of infection to treatment with anti-retroviral medications.

Continue reading and watch the trailer of 'Inside Story' on Discovery's Blog.