A one-hour television special featuring three South African families dealing with issues surrounding HIV and AIDS. The purpose of the ‘Talk to Me’ campaign, and of the television special in particular, was to present models for effective communication with which to speak to children of various age groups about the disease.
I was honored to accept the Peabody Award in New York City— it was my first time in the USA!
George Foster Peabody Award (For addressing one of the most pressing issues in today’s South Africa with sensitivity and respect for its audience)
Rose D’Or (Social Awareness Award)
Chicago International Film Festival (Gold Hugo Award)
Japan Prize (Best programme: education category)
World Media Festival (Gold Intermedia-globe)