In 1958, a young South African seaman jumps ship in Havana, and joins the struggle against Batista. Later, he fights in Angola against the South African Defence Force incursion. Now, he wants to return home.
Continue reading Brothers in Arms
The lives of three young gay men – a dancer, a funeral parlour owner, and a body builder – in Soweto, a society intolerant of homosexuality
Continue reading Black Beaulahs
The filmmaker’s relationship with his father, a freedom-fighter, in the context of the transition to democracy
Continue reading Born Into Struggle
Bio-prospecting by the powerful pharmaceutical companies leads to conflict with the indigenous San, who are trying to protect their traditional plants and medicines
Continue reading Bushmen’s Secrets
1906 Zulu uprising against oppressive rule.
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Linking creole music culture in Cape Town and Havana
Continue reading Casa de la Musica
Interviews with South African (and some American) writers, journalists and activists made in the late ‘80s, mostly on the subject of censorship and films.
Continue reading Unedited Interviews
People’s power takes to the streets as the ANC government has to quell protests against deepening poverty in an increasingly unequal society.
Continue reading Citizen X
Human rights activist Zackie Achmat explores the history of homosexuality in South Africa from colonial times to the present.
Continue reading Apostles of Civilized Vice
An exploration of white racial fears in a segregated community in South Africa.
Continue reading The Heart of Whiteness
The struggle to apply South Africa’s constitution – the most liberal in the world – in support of the rights of marginalized South Africans.
Continue reading Law and Freedom
A moving tribute by a white South African woman to her nanny
Continue reading Letter to Lillie
Follows the life of a young South African HIV positive man for 12 months as he takes newly available drugs
Continue reading Looking Good: Steps for the Future
The struggle for access to AIDS treatment in South Africa
Continue reading Taking HAART
A South African HIV activist travels to Cuba to see how that country deals with its AIDS crisis.
Continue reading A Search for Answers
Stories from AIDS activists in Southern Africa
Continue reading Breaking the Silence
Powerful story of a police murder conspiracy during the apartheid era, with scenes from the Truth & Reconciliation Commission
Continue reading The Guguletu Seven
Through the eyes of one woman, Nolindile Mdatshwa, this documentary reflects a year of change as water is brought for the first time to the village of Sicambeni in South Africa’s Transkei
Continue reading The Tap
Unveiling the secrets of South Africa’s contemporary nuclear industry.
Continue reading Uranium Road
Ngema’s troupe, “Channel 46″ solo performance
Continue reading Ngema’s Troupe