Danny Kilbride, The Mersey Model, 2021

Danny Kilbride interviews Professor John Ashton, a public health official who helped institute the Mersey Model of Harm Reduction in Liverpool in 1986, the first government-funded needle exchange program in the UK.

Commissioned in 2021 as part of ENDURING CARE, a program of seven new videos highlighting strategies of community care within the ongoing HIV epidemic.

About the artist
Danny Kilbride is a community filmmaker based in Liverpool UK. He is the founding Director at Thinking Film, a not-for-profit organisation that exists to provide marginalised communities with a voice and tell stories that challenge the way people see the world. ︎ ︎ ︎

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