About The Film:
“I Love Africa” gives young people an in-depth look at how one individual can make a difference in the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The film follows Engo as she struggles to lose 110 pounds by running to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS. The activist set a challenge that she would lose the weight and run from the United Nations in New York to Oprah Winfrey Studios in Chicago. After the mission was completed, she continued a run through three different continents, promoting awareness of AIDS charities and initiatives such as Bono and Bobby Shriver’s (Product) RED and Russell Simmons’ DEF FUND.
More on Suzanne Africa Engo:
MTV, along with the Kaiser Family Foundation, has ranked Engo one of the Top 40 Youth AIDS activists in the world. Engo is the founder of the NY AIDS Film Festival and co-founder of African Action on AIDS.
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Viacom International Inc. is donating this space on Act.MTV.com to premiere the film “I Love Africa” in recognition of Suzanne Africa Engo’s work to bring awareness to and to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS.