Thirteen-year-old traditional horse racer Lubabalo Gibson dreams of carrying on his family legacy and becoming a professional jockey.
A rising club cyclist from Khayelitsha was forced to quit cycling when he had to leave the area for university, losing his bike in the process.
When Karisa’s grandmother is accused of witchcraft, he travels from Mombasa to her rural home to find out who’s behind the threatening accusations. It turns out that the letter came from a member of his own family. As events progress, the film shows how this rural community’s values have been disrupted by the twin forces of colonialism and religion.
Here is a documentary that highlights the events that led up to and may have even been the reason for the death of 28 people on September 7th of 1992 during a march into the then Independent state of Ciskei.
A border in Europe. A painting by Paul Klee. A poem by Walter Benjamin. A film about yesterday and today, and how difficult it is to recognize one behind the other.
Political activist Boniface ‘Softie’ Mwangi has long fought injustices in his country. Now he’s taking the next step by running for office in a regional Kenyan election. But running a clean campaign against corrupt opponents, with idealism as his only weapon, proves challenging – and Boniface soon discovers that confronting strong political dynasties poses a risk to his family’s safety.
What starts as seemingly disconnected visual poetry, very quickly turns toward the eerie. The collage of found footage creates scary foreshadowing of our future. She Breathes Water is a commentary on humans’ destruction of the environment at every level and how...
Ziyaad Samodien is a powerlifter who has face a lot of adversity during his time as a powerlifter and throughout his life.
SanDance! follows several indigenous San dance groups as they travel from remote Kalahari villages to the Kuru Dance Festival in Botswana, where their unique and spectacular dance performances are showcased. The result is a moving journey that explores the age-old trance-healing dance at the heart of San culture.