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National Geographic Channel, Ashley Judd and YouthAIDS Host World Premiere Screening of 'India's Hidden Plague'
Date:10/19/2007

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by YouthAIDS:

WHAT: In March 2007, YouthAIDS Global Ambassador, acclaimed actress

And philanthropist, Ashley Judd teamed up with Bollywood

stars Sushmita Sen, Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan to

explore how HIV travels from high-risk groups to the general

population and why young women are increasingly at risk for

infection. On this collaborative tour, the team visited

brothels and slums in Mumbai to truck stops in Jaipur to the

affluent communities of Delhi. National Geographic Channel

will host the world premiere screening of the film that

documents the journey, "India's Hidden Plague." The film

will premiere in the US on Friday, November 30 at 10 PM

ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel and air

internationally on December 1.

Panel discussion to follow.

WHO: Panel Speakers Include:

Ashley Judd, YouthAIDS Global Ambassador

Karl Hofmann, president and CEO, Population Services

International

Ambassador Mark R. Dybul, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

Chandramouli Basu, director, "India's Hidden Plague"

Thomas Henning, senior vice president, Cable Positive

WHERE: The National Geographic Society

1145 17th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

Free Garage Parking on M Street Between 16th & 17th

Streets

WHEN: Thursday, November 1, 2007

6:00pm Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Grey Goose

7:30pm Premiere Screening & Panel Discussion

The evening will be hosted by John Fahey, president & CEO, the National Geographic Society; Sheila C. Johnson, the Honorable. William T. Newman; Catherine and Wayne Reynolds; Vicki and Roger Sant; Sudhakar Shenoy,

The U.S.- India Business Council; Amita Vyas, The Global India Fund and Capitol File.

For additional information, or to arrange for credentials or interviews, please contact

Kristin Perkins Magur at 202-683-3112 or kmagur@qorvis.com

About YouthAIDS

YouthAIDS, an education and prevention initiative of PSI, uses media, pop culture, music, theatre and sport to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS and reach 600 million young people in more than 60 countries with life-saving messages, products, services and care. http://www.youthaids.org


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