OutAlliance hosted a screening of award-winning local filmmaker Don Casper’s short documentary “Don’t Define Me” (13 min) accompanied by a panel discussion featuring HIV experts, activists, and community members.
This documentary follows artist Charmaine Wheatley in her work to capture the portraits of those diagnosed with HIV. Her works celebrates their lives through painting portraits. Directed by Don Casper. Produced by EPIC10. Check out the trailer below! This film was exhibited at the following locations: CFAR World AIDS Day 2018 University of Rochester Medical Center,
This event was in celebration of Charmaine Wheatley’s portraits destigmatizing HIV! It was held at Arbor Loft in Rochester, NY on March 15, 2018. Thank you so much to: Tim Tompkins of Tompkins Realty, Peter Mohr and Bachelor 4M, Bill Valenti and Trillium Health, Victory Alliance, Gilead, Home Leasing, EPIC10, Equal Grounds, and Evergreen Health. Also thanks to: Cathy