Text-based Description of Visuals – Fear is Contagious: Is AIDS? (10.1)

00:00-00:26 A series of opening slides, introducing the topic of AIDS and goals of the video. White font appears in front of a black background.

  • 00:00-00:04 “AIDS: ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME”
  • 00:04-00:08 “A VIRUS THAT HAS BEEN AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE PUBLIC EYE FOR 39 YEARS”
  • 00:08-00:12 “YET VIES ON THIS VIRUS AND THE DIAGNOSIS CONTINUE TO SHIFT
  • 00:12-00:15 “WHY?”
  • 00:15-00:21 “PUBLIC NARRATIVES HAVE INCREASED EDUCATIONAL AWARENESS AND SHOWN A VISUAL REPRESENTATION OF A NORMAL LIFESTYLE ALONGSIDE AN AIDS DIAGNOSIS”
  • 00:21-00:26 [TITLE SLIDE] “FEAR IS CONTAGIOUS: IS AIDS? RACHEL YOAKUM”

00:26-00:33 Randi Kaye, CNN news anchor, reports an introduction of many initial views on AIDS.

  • “RANDI KAYE CNN: JUNE 2011” appears in white font in the bottom left corner.

00:33-00:36 White font appears in front of a black background. “IN THE 80’S, MEDIA PORTRAYED A NEGATIVE IMAGE REGARDING AIDS…”

00:36-00:45 A older clip of physicians in a hospital listening to patients breathing through a stethoscope, and AIDS diagnosed patients performing breathing treatments.

00:45-00:51 Dr. Marc Sycklick being interviewed on the high mortality rate of AIDS in the 80-90’s.

00:51-00:54 White font appears in front of a black background. “AND THEREFORE A STIGMA WAS BORN”

00:54-00:59 Interview with Jordan Trilling.

  • “JORDAN TRILLING HUMAN BIOLOGY STUDENT: NOVEMBER 2019” appears in white font in the bottom left corner.

00:59-01:06 Video clips of lab work being performed and patients in a hospital.

01:06-01:21 Dr. Anthony Fauci being interviewed by a female interviewee on CBS Sunday Morning. The individuals are facing each other and having a conversation. 

  • “DR. ANTHONY FAUCI- NIH DIRECTOR CBS SUNDAY MORNING: JUNE 2017” appears in white font in the bottom left corner.

01:21-01:24 White font appears in front of a black background. “AIDS EDUCATION WAS IN DESPERATE NEED”

01:24-01:37 An NBC News clip from the 80s. Hospital staff is in conference room where a physician is leading a discussion on the transmission of AIDS.

01:37-01:51 A clip from CBS Sunday Morning. Videos of a blood transfusion, pregnancy ultrasound and mother with her baby (mother to child transmission), and intravenous drug users quickly shuffle on the screen.

01:51-01:56 White font appears in front of a black background. “NARRATIVES NEEDED TO BE SHARED IN ORDER TO OVERCOME THE HOMOSEXUAL STIGMA…”

01:56-02:16 Interview with Jordan Trilling. “*DISCUSSING AN HIV+ MALE*” appears in white font in the bottom left corner in order to clarify Trilling’s statements.

02:16-02:20 White font appears in front of a black background. “ONE OF THE FIRST CASES CHALLENGING THE STIGMA. RYAN WHITE: HEMOPHILIAC

02:20-02:28 Video clip of Ryan White riding his bike through a neighborhood.

02:28-02:58 Interview between a male ABC news anchor and Ryan White. The clip switches back and forth from each individual, each looking directly into the camera.

  • 02:30-02:34 “ABC NEWS 1998” appears in white font in the bottom left corner.
  • 02:38-02:42 “RYAN WHITE ABC NEWS: 1988” appears in white font in the bottom left corner.

02:58-03:04 Female news anchor reports on Ryan Whites conditions while he is in the hospital. A smaller picture of Ryan White appears in the top right corner while she reports.

03:04-03:17 Elton John and Ryan white sit and sing at a piano.

  • 03:06-03:10 “RYAN WAS DETERMINED TO SPREAD AIDS AWARENESS AND RECEIVED COMPASSION FROM HIS COMMUNITY” appears in white font across the bottom of the screen.

03:19-03:23 A multitude of letters and flowers to Ryan White are shown.

03:23-03:27 White font appears in front of a black background. “AND RYAN’S STORY LIVES ON TODAY”

03:27-04:12 Interview with Alexa Austin, discussion Indiana University Dance Marathon. She is sitting at a table and looking directly into the camera.

  • 03:28-03:32 “ALEXA AUSTIN IU DANCE MARATHON MEMBER: NOVEMBER 2019” appears in white font in the bottom left corner.
  • 03:41-03:49 An image of all IUDM participants at an all committee meeting appears on the screen. The image slowly zooms out in order to reveal all of the individuals involved in the organization.
  • 04:07-04:12 An image of an IUDM total being raised at the event is revealed in order to demonstrate the success of the large philanthropy.

04:12-04:16 White font appears in front of a black background. “TODAY NARRATIVES ARE TOLD TO COMBAT THE LONG TERM STIGMA… JAMES’S STORY

04:16-04:20 Randi Kaye reports an introduction to her interview with James McLarty-Lopes.

04:20-05:09 James McLarty-Lopes narrates his journey with AIDS. While the camera is on him, he is sitting tall with a skyscraper background.

  • 04:20-04:29 James speaking directly to the camera.
  • 04:20-04:20 “JAMES MCLARTY-LOPEZ JUNE 2011” appears in white font in the bottom left corner.
  • 04:29-04:31 Side by side images of Rani Kaye and James McLarty-Lopes during the interview.
  • 04:31-04:51 Images of James and his family shown in a slideshow effect. The front image is clear and focused while the background is a blurry effect of the same image.
  • 04:51-05:09 James speaking directly to the camera.

05:09-05:17 White font appears in front of a black background. “OUR UNDERSTANDING OF AIDS HAS CHANGED OVER TIME AND IT IS IMPORTANT TO RECOGNIZE THE MILLIONS OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE FOUGHT AND PUBLICIZED THEIR BATTLE WITH AIDS”

05:17-05:38 Slide show effect with cross dissolve transitions. Black and white images of individuals diagnosed with AIDS.

  • 05:17-05:20 Zoom in effect on a black and white image of Rock Hudson. “ROCK HUDSON JUNE 1984” appears in black font in the bottom left corner.
  • 05:20-05:23 Zoom in effect on a black and white image of Ryan White. “RYAN WHITE DECEMBER 1984” appears in black font in the bottom left corner.
  • 05:23-05:26 Zoom in effect on a black and white image of Freddy Mercury. “FREDDY MERCURY APRIL 1987” appears in white font in the bottom left corner.
  • 05:26-05:29 Zoom in effect on a black and white image of Magic Johnson. “MAGIC JOHNSON NOVEMBER 1991” appears in black font in the bottom left corner.
  • 05:29-05:32 Zoom in effect on a black and white image of Nadja Benaissa. “NADJA BENAISSA EARLY 2000S” appears in white font in the bottom left corner.
  • 05:32-05:35 Zoom in effect on a black and white image of Charlie Sheen. “CHARLIE SHEEN NOVEMBER 2015” appears in white font in the bottom left corner.
  • 05:35-05:38 Zoom in effect on a black and white image of Johnathan Van Ness. “JOHNATHAN VAN NESS SEPTEMBER 2019” appears in white font in the bottom left corner.

05:38-05:40 White font appears in front of a black background. “AND SO MANY MORE…”

05:40-05:44 Zoom in effect on an image of a 3×3 grid of all previous images shown in the slideshow (05:17-05:38). Focus on the center of the grid which says “39.7 MILLION PEOPLE LIVING WITH AIDS TODAY” in red font.

05:44-05:58 Rani Kaye, CNN news anchor, speaks directly to the camera.

  • “RANDI KAYE CNN: JUNE 2011” appears in white font in the bottom left corner.

05:58-06:02 White font appears in front of a black background. “AIDS: AN ILLNESS THAT HAD EVOLVED THROUGH THE PUBLIC EYE”

06:02-06:16 Works Cited is displayed in white font on a black background. Scrolling credits effect.