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The Other Side of AIDS (2004)

A controversial documentary look at the arguments suggesting that HIV is NOT the cause of AIDS.


Robin Scovill


Robin Scovill
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Margaret Heckler Margaret Heckler ... Herself - Secretary, US Department of Health and Human Services (archive footage)
Robert Gallo Robert Gallo ... Himself - Doctor, Discoverer of HIV (archive footage)
Christine Maggiore Christine Maggiore ... Herself - Director, Alive & Well AIDS Alternatives
Frank Sontag Frank Sontag ... Himself - Impact Show, KLOS Radio
Michael Eller Michael Eller ... Himself - PhD, President of Health Education AIDS Liaison
Winstone Zulu Winstone Zulu ... Himself - HIV positive
Rex Pondexter Rex Pondexter ... Himself - HIV positive
Kris Doe Kris Doe ... Herself - HIV positive
Wanda Doe Wanda Doe ... Herself - Sister of Kris Doe
Leonardo Ramirez Leonardo Ramirez ... Himself - HIV positive
David Finck David Finck ... Himself - HIV positive
Neville Hodgkinson Neville Hodgkinson ... Himself - Science and Medical Correspondent
David Rasnick David Rasnick ... Himself - PhD, AIDS Researcher
Rodney Richards Rodney Richards ... Himself - PhD, HIV Tests Founding Scientist, Amgen Labs
Charles Farthing Charles Farthing ... Himself - Medical Director, AIDS Healthcare Foundation


This film is yet another dangerous HIV/AIDS documentary that encourages people to stop taking their HIV medication because they say "HIV does not cause AIDS" with over 300,000 and counting deathly results. Most of those who stopped their treatment because of this beyond pseudo-scientific propaganda film are DEAD. One of them took their 4 year old daughter to a painful death with them. The film is full of misinformation and downright lies. For example, the end credits state that Darren Main, a HIV+ man since 2000 is alive and kicking, despite not using HIV medication. This is an outright LIE as clarified by Darren in his blog "The Miracle" . The only thing to deny is this movie of any validity and to encourage all friends who are unfortunate to have a diagnosis to listen to their doctors and the facts and REFUTE this deathly film. Written by Rob Baker

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Release Date:

10 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I alli plevra tou AIDS See more »

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Production Co:

Hazel Wood Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs


| (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)



Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Christine Maggiore: I just want to read four things that you can find on the back of the drug ads, that in the front have handsome, tanned men climbing up mountains in short shorts, and smiling women, and all that stuff... And in the back it says
Christine Maggiore: , At this time there is no evidence that Ziagen will help you live longer or have fewer of the medical problems associated with HIV or AIDS... It is not yet known whether Crixivan will extend your life or reduce your chances of getting other illnesses associated ...
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Written by Dave Grohl (uncredited), Taylor Hawkins (uncredited) and Nate Mendel (uncredited)
Performed by Foo Fighters
Courtesy of Roswell Records
RCA Records BMG 1999
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An excellent film that counteracts the only side of the issue that people have been allowed to hear
14 April 2008 | by mykoolaidtastesfunnySee all my reviews

It is not true that the documentary is biased or one-sided. There are people representing the orthodox side of the argument, high ranking members that include the director of Aidstruth, Mark Wainberg.

Considering the monopoly that the proponents of the hiv=aids=death theory have had on the global media for the past 25 years they makers of this film were very generous in the time allotted to the orthodox side. It's not the fault of the filmmaker that the orthodox side spent their time calling names and dodging questions instead of presenting any evidence.

I've checked out the claims made and they all check out as far as I can tell. The disclaimers have not been misrepresented and the side effects of the drugs are as stated. The people involved in questioning are of the highest caliber as well including Kary Mullis, Nobel Prize winning inventor of the PCR, the basis of the hiv viral load test, David Rasnick, protease inhibitor developer and Rodney Richards who developed some of the first hiv tests.

Great film! Must see!! p.s. Some will claim that Maggiore's daughter died of aids related pneumonia. All the evidence points to a severe allergic reaction to amoxicillan taken for an ear infection. Google "What Happened to Eliza Jane" for the toxicologist's report.

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