DE LA SALLE LIPA
College of Education, Arts and Sciences
Office of the National Service Training Program
NAME: _Anthony Altaire D. Leynes_
NSTPTwo Section: ___T1B___
Reaction Paper for the Movie
“HIV (Si Heidi, Si Ivy at Si V)”
I. MY OWN SUMMARY OF THE FILM (strictly 250-300 words only, no copying)
HIV (Si Heidi, Ivy, at si V)
- This film is about a man named Gil Bustamante Hired by the DOH (Department of Health) to do a documentary for their HIV/AIDS awareness program, He is a young filmmaker. Using San Lazaro Hospital as a backdrop, he weaves a tale that combines various stories of people infected with the virus. Among those having their story told are heterosexuals, homosexuals, prostitutes, and intravenous drug users. The first victim he met is named Heidi, an ordinary housewife who contracted the virus from her philandering OFW husband. He died of AIDS three years ago, leaving her alone to care for their 9 year old son, Victor also an HIV patient. The second one is Ivy, a young call center agent who discovers she is HIV positive when she tries to apply for work abroad. Her plans for a new life abroad destroyed, she must now face the world – her work, family, and friends – with a mistake from her past And lastly, Vanessa a cheerful young gay and stand-up comedian who engages in different sexual pleasures with multiple partners. He, with his very supportive parents, are willing and eager to share his story for his own reasons, Gil is obsessed with finishing the documentary, even if some of his key subjects have either died or backed-out of the project. He learns that the fight against HIV/AIDS is not solely the responsibility of the government – it is a fight that demands responsible action from every individual. In the end, he is triumphant in finishing the documentary as well as being able to face his own greatest fear.
II. REFLECTIONS (strictly 500-600 words only)
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