Fig Trees (2009)

 

Director John Greyson

Writer John Greyson

Genre Documentary

Year 2009

Actors Van Abrahams, Zackie Achmat, Justin Bacchus, Alexander Chapman

IMDB : 6.8 (49 votes)


 

Description In 1999, South African AIDS activist Zackie Achmat went on a treatment strike, refusing to take his pills until they were widely available to all South Africans. This symbolic act became a cause celebre, helping build his group Treatment Action Campaign into a national movement - yet with each passing month, Zackie grew sicker.

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