According to the N.C. Division of Public Health's 2013 report on AIDS, HIV and STDs, the percentage of African-American males in North Carolina being diagnosed with HIV yearly keeps rising. Its jumped from 46 percent to 49 percent since 2009. Scary, huh?
The film, released in 2013 by Tigereye Films, is a provocative drama that highlights the epidemic through characters that ignore the seriousness of safe sex and face the aftermath of unfortunate consequences.
Producer Tricia Woodgett will lead a discussion after the film screening, which goes down at 3 p.m. in Grimes Lounge. Health prevention organizations will also be on-site administering free HIV tests for folks who want to be tested.