Zackie Achmat (Van Abrahams) is too weak to attend the 2002 Barcelona International AIDS conference, and so sends his speech on video instead. This becomes sampled and transformed into an aria about his treatment strike.

Fig Trees (2009)
Directed by John Greyson
Music by David Wall
Cinematography by Jesse Rosensweet, Ali Kazimi
Edited by Jared Raab

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