Phakathi – Soweto’s Middling Class

Two-thirds of adult Sowetans describe themselves 'middle class'. But less than a third of the township's adults have regularemployment of any kind, and the proportion of professionals and business owners is tiny. So why do so many say they are 'middle class'? This film follows...

Boys Don’t Cry

Young filmmaker, Tebogo Pieterson, seeks to understand the deep impact of his grandfather’s absence – a man exiled to Sweden in the height of apartheid. In 2010, Tebego Pieterson is moved to search for traces of his grandfather, a former anti-apartheid struggle hero who continues to live...

Incarcerated Knowledge

  Peter, in for the murder of his stepfather, has survived South Africa’s most notorious prison, Pollsmoor, and foresworn his membership of the powerful ‘28s’. With imprisonment behind him, Peter must work hard to reintegrate with the community. He has a passion, music, and will use...

The Devil’s Lair

Braaim is a gang leader torn between securing the future of his young family while guiding his men through a deadly drug turf war. Rejected by functioning society, Braaim is an ageing gangster, drug dealer and leader of The Nice Time Kids.  Not just another gangsta-fliek,...

The Bag On My Back

Personal story of return from exile. Tapiwa Chipfupa searches for the substance of her memories of the Zimbabwe of her childhood. There was a time when Zimbabwe was a land of plenty - newly liberated, with productive farms and an enviable education system.  But all this...