The Dream

Showing 11 March, 6.30pm - 9pm at Brass Monkey

Director: Manuela Maiguashca / The Lifeboat Project
Country: The Netherlands
Language: Dutch (English Subtitle)
Length: 10'12
Genre: Short documentary
Year: 2008
Rating: PG


Film provided by Lifeboat

HIV has reminded this family about how
precious life and love are - how facing up
to sickness and death is also an important
part of life for us all. It is one of the most
moving films I have ever seen.
— Alice Welbourn Member, Leadership Council, UNAIDS Global Coalition on Women and AIDS.

The Lifeboat Project is a web-documentary that focuses on the experiences of families living in Europe as they come to terms with HIV/AIDS. Here, a story of a married Dutch couple, Piet and Mirjam, affected by HIV, talk about their experiences of wanting, having and loving their children. Illustrating how love and dreams can play such a vital role in human strength and the desire for new beginnings.