A Closer Walk is the first film to provide a definitive portrayal of humankind's confrontation with the global AIDS epidemic.
Directed, written, and produced by Oscar nominee Robert Bilheimer, and narrated by Glenn Close and Will Smith, the film explores the intricate relationship between health, dignity, and human rights, and shows how the harsh realities of AIDS in the world are an expression of the way the world really is.
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AIDS IN THE WORLD TODAY
Since A Closer Walk was released in 2003, great strides have been made in the fight against AIDS, but the need for awareness is as great as ever. This disease continues to impact the lives of millions of people around the world. Click here to learn the facts about AIDS in the world today.
During the filming of A Closer Walk, Robert Bilheimer wrote letters home to his family and friends about his feelings as he and his colleagues experienced the harsh realities of the AIDS pandemic. Click here to read a compelling account of one human being’s discovery of the way the world really is.
EXPLORE THE FILM
A Closer Walk depicts heartwrenching, beautiful, and inspiring stories from AIDS in the world. From all walks of life, and all corners of the globe -- A Closer Walk leaves no stone unturned. To preview select stories and vignettes from the film, click here.