Karate Kids

Karate Kids

| 21 min

This short animated film originally aimed at young people in developing countries deals with a sensitive topic: the transmission of AIDS. Set in the marketplace of almost any Third World town or city, the film is an adventure story about a group of homeless street children who learn about AIDS: how to prevent it, how to care for people with AIDS and how condoms work to prevent the transmission of AIDS.

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised

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Karate Kids, Derek Lamb, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Derek Lamb
  • script
    Derek Lamb
  • sound editing
    Derek Lamb
  • producer
    Michael Scott
    Derek Lamb
    Peter Dalglish
    Christopher Lowry
  • executive producer
    John Taylor
  • camera
    John Lyons
    Charlie Luce
    David Matthews
    Christopher Holsey
    David Altman
  • sound mixer
    Joe Grimaldi
  • animation
    Kaj Pindal
    Borge Ring
    Bjorn Frank Jenson
    Janet Perlman
  • music
    Greg Adams
    Tim Tickner