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Film is part of AIDS Day observance

From staff reports

In observance of World AIDS Day, the documentary "Bloodlines" will be shown every half hour from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today in Rochester Public Library's auditorium.

The film is about the emotions and resilience that HIV positive young people share.

World AIDS Day is observed annually on Dec. 1. This year's theme is "Women, Girls, HIV and AIDS."

The event is open to the public, admission is free and refreshments will be served.

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In 2003, 266 people in Minnesota were diagnosed with HIV, and 24 percent of them were women and 14 percent were people younger than 25, according to the Minnesota AIDS Project. It's estimated that at least 2,900 Minnesotans might be HIV-positive but have not been tested.

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