Fire In The Blood

An intricate tale of "medicine, monopoly and malice," this film shows Western pharmaceutical companies and governments aggressively blocking access to low-cost AIDS drugs for African countries and the global south in the years after 1996—causing ten million or more unnecessary deaths—and the improbable group of people who fought back. Shot on four continents, this is the never-before-told true story of the remarkable coalition which came together to stop "the Crime of the Century" and save millions of lives in the process. As the film makes clear, however, the real fight for access to life-saving medicine is just beginning.

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