Pili (2017)




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One woman's journey through hardship, pain, endurance and hope. A single mother facing an HIV+ status, a community of stigma and a generation of poverty, Pili is offered the chance to change it all. But with only 3 days to do so, it's an uphill battle.


Critic Reviews for Pili

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With a compassionate and imaginative boldness, first-time British feature director Leanne Welham has shot a film about HIV in Tanzania.

Oct 11, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A wholly remarkable film, just barely fictionalized from the lives of its cast of nonprofessional actors, about the indomitable spirit of the women of East Africa. Pili's life isn't unrecognizable to women worldwide, though.

Oct 12, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

While some of the support is rather wooden, Bello Rashid is watchful and solemnly expressive in the title role, drifting into reveries as the World Service burbles away on her wind-up radio.

Oct 11, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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