Biography: Lesley Lawson (born in Durban in 1952) is a London-based writer, photographer and filmmaker, specialising in health and HIV. Her work includes media work for South African non-governmental organizations during the apartheid era; publications on women, HIV and general development topics; reportage; educational and broadcast documentaries; and communications for the UK government’s program on health and HIV in South Africa.
Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Hold up the Sun [Ulibambe Lingashoni]: The ANC and Popular Power in the Making (1996 – Laurence Dworkin, Clarence Hamilton, Lesley Lawson, Mokonenyana Molete, Brian Tilley).
Hold up the Sun [Ulibambe Lingashoni]: The ANC and Popular Power in the Making – Episode 1: Roots of Struggle (1992);
Mashayabhuqe, AIDS Hits Everyone (1996);
God Bless Africa (1995/6);
Talking about Sex, HIV and AIDS (1997).