I’ve written a few times here about a passion project for many at Discovery and beyond: Inside Story. The film, produced by Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership and Quizzical Pictures, has been seen in African movie theaters and broadcast into homes across the continent, and now it’s available in the U.S. online through iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and other digital platforms. Inside Story will roll out across additional services through December 2013, and its worldwide free, on-demand launch will be on December 1, 2013 — in commemoration of World AIDS Day.
Inside Story stars Kevin Ndege Mamboleo (Changing Times) as Kalu, a gifted footballer who moves from rural Kenya to urban Johannesburg to follow his dream and support his family. His path becomes more challenging when he falls in love with the coach’s daughter, played by Kendra Etufunwa (Jacob’s Cross), and realizes he might be HIV-positive. Newcomers Mamboleo and Etufunwa are joined by international stars including Hakeem Kae-Kazim (Black Sails, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, Hotel Rwanda, 24) and Fana Mokoena (World War Z, Safe House).
To find out how to rent or own Inside Story (all proceeds support advocates and educators using the film to spread knowledge about HIV/AIDS), visit insidestorythemovie.org.