The Long Walk

Ken Ward was the first Native Canadian to go public with his HIV diagnosis. Seven years later he has developed AIDS and remains a passionate advocate for HIV prevention and treatment. Ward works primarily with First Nations populations, where the epidemic is often compounded by isolation and poverty. He also takes his message into prisons where the infection rate among Native inmates is 17 times the national average. Bibby accompanies Ward as he travels the back roads of the Canadian West, nurturing tolerance and understanding within fearful communities.

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Alan Bibby

Alan Bibby has been working in media for over 30 years. He had cooperated with the Canada National Bureau of Films on several projects. For the past 7 years, Alan has been devoted to making several social documentaries. Recent productions include a series on marriage & relationships, new approaches in psychology, counseling, education, material abuse, prison reform, homeless issues and community renewal.