Habit is an autobiographical documentary that follows the current history of the AIDS epidemic along dual trajectories: the efforts of South Africa’s leading AIDS activist group, the Treatment Action Campaign, struggling to gain access to AIDS drugs and the daily routine of the videomaker.
The story of the women at the House of Sharing continues. The old women who share a common bond lead a peaceful life in the countryside, raising vegetables, chickens and painting pictures. They are no different from the elderly women we see everyday.
John Smith (uses) urban space, with a piece of nature claimed and preserved as a sports space, and plays on the relations between buildings and field in a very formally constructed work which manipulates space, light, and color.
Masato, a seemingly typical high school student, has his life turned upside-down when he is suddenly arrested without explanation, after which his parents show up and tell him they aren’t his real parents, but actually, government employees paid to pose as his mother and father.