Norman-Based Documentary Seeks to Shatter the Stigma Around HIV/AIDS
Though his voice is now silent, a gay Oklahoma teen's words live on in a documentary that premiered at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History last night. Broken Heart Land focuses on 19-year-old Zachary Harrington of Norman. He committed suicide in 2010, after keeping his HIV-positive diagnosis a secret for over a year.
Hear about the Norman screening, then listen to a full-length interview with KOSU's Nikole Robinson Carroll, Director Jeremy Stulberg and the Harrington family below.
The television debut of Broken Heart Land is Tuesday, June 24th on PBS World Channel - sign up for a live online simulcast and real-time chat Q&A with members of the Harrington family here.
Read Nancy Harrington's Huffington Post editorial about Zack here.
The Broken Heart Land trailer: