Documentary

Hillbrow - Between Heaven and Hell (2012) 0    0

Filmmaker Clifford Bestall takes a personal journey to the heart of one of South Africa's most dangerous neighbourhoods and through the stories of some of its residents reveals a rich seam of ...

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Children Born in South Africa in 1994 - (2011) 0    0

A story of children born in South Africa in 1994, the year Nelson Mandela became President and apartheid ended. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twi...

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Disrupted Land (2019) - Addendum Part 1 0    0

After the publication of Disrupted Land, the film has generated quite a lot of interest in the South African media. In Part 1 of the addendum to the film, Ernst Roets responds to some of the criticis...

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A Dirty Deal 0    0

In South Africa, people living next to cole mines or coal-fired power stations lose their land, their health and the access to water. As suppliers of components for the giant power stations Kusile an...

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Disrupted Land (2019) 0    0

Disrupted Land is a documentary film about the history and future of land ownership in South Africa. The film deals with the controversial history of land in South Africa and views it is a matter that...

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Inside South Africa's Youth Reformatories (2001) 0    0

For juvenile offenders, reformatory is the last stop when all else has failed. We enter the secret world of a South African reformatory, a place where inmates use violence and blackmail to jostle for ...

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Saving Jesus From Nyaope 0    0

A heroin-based drug cocktail called nyaope is destroying young lives in South Africa’s townships.

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Cape Town Illegal Street Racing Documentary - Nowhere to Run 0    0

A raw documentary on illegal street racing in Cape Town, South Africa. The story is told by an anonymous female street racer, a celebrity TV personality and a Motor Show organizer. They jointly provid...

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Is This Joburg’s Toughest Cop 0    0

Tasked with combating some of the deadliest crimes, JMPD K9 officer Muaath Maharaj says everyday he makes sure he leaves the house on good terms with his family, in case he doesn’t come home alive.

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Blind Faith (2003) 0    0

The 'Boeremag', or Afrikaaner Army, are determined to bomb their way back to a white South Africa. But just why did a small army of 4000 they think they could succeed?

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What Was Polaroid Involvement In South Africa During Aparthe... 0    0

We look back at how African-American workers at Polaroid in Massachusetts helped launch the divestment movement against Apartheid South Africa in the early 1970s. We speak to Caroline Hunter, co-found...

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Have You Heard From Johannesburg (Oliver Tambo) 0    0

Political comrades and law partners, Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo shared a political destiny. Banned in South Africa, Tambo led the liberation struggle in exile from 1960-1990 while Nelson Mandela ...

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South Africa Is On The Verge of Civil War 0    0

With no compensation land expropriation recently legalized in South Africa, many fear the nation fall into a Zimbabwe-style collapse or all-out civil war.

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Gangsterism In The Townships 0    0

Gangsterism is spiralling out of control in townships. A community of Bekkersdal in West Rand is enraged and shocked at members of gangs who killed each other. In the process, innocent members of the ...

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South Africa's Deadly Gold Rush 0    0

We follow the young men coming to South Africa and risking their lives in the abandoned gold mines of Durban Deep. The gold mine is an hour outside Johannesburg and was closed down 12 years ago, after...

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The Richtersveld land-claim Scam 0    0

The biggets land-claim in South Africa's history was - and is - wrapped up in a scam involving a community leader and his family.

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Cape Town's Crack Crisis (2001) 0    0

This exposé investigates the growing crack problem in Cape Town, from the squalor and desperation of a notorious crack-house, still operating after several police raids, to the widespread use of yout...

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Izikhotthane - Material Boys 0    0

Meet the Izikhotane—a subculture among black youths in South Africa's townships who buy expensive designer clothes they cannot afford and then engage in elaborate dance-offs with rival gangs to demo...

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Why did Henri van Breda murder his family - Part 3 0    0

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Last month, 23-year-old Henri van Breda was found guilty of killing his family and will spend the rest of his life locked up. But there’s one person who’s not so convinced. Daniel...

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Why Did Henri van Breda Murder His Family - Part 2 0    0

23-year-old Henri van Breda was found guilty of killing his family and will spend the rest of his life locked up. But there’s one person who’s not so convinced. Danielle Janse Van Rensburg believe...

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Why Did Henri van Breda Murder His Family - Part 1 0    0

23-year-old Henri van Breda was found guilty of killing his family and will spend the rest of his life locked up. But there’s one person who’s not so convinced. Danielle Janse Van Rensburg believe...

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Shattered Dreams - Tik on The Cape Flats (2006) 0    0

A film showing the damaging and destructive effects of the drug, crystallised methamphetamine, or tik, is having on the younger population in suburban communities of Cape Town and how the authorities ...

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How Cape Town Stopped The Taps Running Dry 0    0

Early this year, the South African government announced that Day Zero was looming – a moment, after three years of unprecedented drought, when dam levels would be so low that taps would be turned of...

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Unsafe Abortions (2012) 0    0

In South Africa abortion and discourse on sexuality are cultural taboos. But now one woman is striving to break this trend and raise awareness of the rising number of deaths caused by unsafe abortion.

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Dissecting The Marikana Massacre (2013) 0    0

Can there be justice for the Marikana miners in a country plagued by corruption, where over 9000 policemen face criminal charges?

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The Born Free Generation (2014) 0    0

Born young enough to not know the legalised racism during apartheid, or to see hundreds die in the struggle for freedom, what does it mean to be South Africa’s ‘born free’ generation?

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Fatherland (2015) 0    0

In rural South Africa, the far-right Afrikaner Resistance Movement (AWB) is clinging onto Apartheid-era politics. They're training thousands of youth in military-style bootcamps to take up their cause...

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The Township Surfers (2016) 0    0

Children in South Africa’s Masiphumelele township often experience the worst of violence and poverty. For many, surfing has become a means to get away from the dangers of the slums towards a future ...

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A Tale of Two Slums (2017) 0    0

A third of Cape Town's 3.7 million people now live in slums, with limited access to basic services, such as water, electricity and toilets. But whilst some are being 'upgraded', many are languishing i...

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Cape Town: The City Without Water (2018) 0    0

This year Cape Town has come dangerously close to running out of water – the first major city to do so. Efforts to reduce water usage have doubled – but will this be enough to stave off 'Day Zero'...

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Land or Death: Apartheid's Final Reckoning 0    0

South Africa’s government is finally responding to popular pressure to redistribute its land, decades after the end of apartheid. Land which is still overwhelmingly owned by white people.

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Train Surfing in South Africa (2006) 0    0

'Surfing' on top of speeding trains is the ultimate adrenaline experience for South Africa's disillusioned youth. It's illegal, dangerous and has already killed hundreds.

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