a. How does Joe's attitude change when he finds out Andrew has AIDS? What do you think the cause of this change is?
b. How is HIV transmitted? Is there any chance that Joe has contracted the virus as a result of this meeting?
c. Do you think this is a common attitude? This movie was made in 1993. Do you think the general population is more educated about HIV and AIDS now? If so, what do you think may be responsible for this change? If not, can anything be done to make people more aware of the facts?
d. What is the difference between having HIV and having AIDS?
e. Are there other viruses that are transmitted like HIV? Are there viruses that can be transmitted through the air or by touch? What are examples?