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Inspire. Challenge. Debate.

Street Talk is the groundbreaking South African television series encouraging citizens to debate, discuss and express their views. From grassroots to the establishment, our engaging programmes expose the lived realities and uncensored views and solutions of ordinary South Africans.

Because we believe that South Africans are more alike than they think, we have committed to breaking down barriers born out of our past and present circumstances. The Street Talk methodology utilizes the dynamic of conversation, facilitating exciting, informative and sometimes controversial dialogue.

Each week, we air hard-hitting and inspiring stories that inform, educate and motivate our growing audience. We encourage active citizenship for a better South Africa.

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Artscape Outreach In Worcester

On October 19th, ARTSCAPE, Cape Town’s no 1 centre of arts and culture,went to Worcester on its annual cultural outreach to the rural areas of the Western Cape. Spearheaded by Marlene Le Roux, arts director, Artscape took some of its finest performances in music, dance and ballet for a two day...


On the 15 of  October  hundreds of gogos and young women joined hands in a protest in front of St. G...

Fees Must Fall

Student Protests in Cape Town For a week the universities of the Western Cape and the rest of the  c...

Heideveld High, Y2K College and Vista High: The Scalabrini Screening

This past Friday, 21 August, Street Talk in collaboration with STEPS, together with NGO Scalabrini,...

Vrygrond – Where Rainbows Meet

Vrygrond is a multi-cultural community where the vast majority of its members are unemployed and liv...

From Talk to Action

“Vision without action is merely a dream…vision with action can change the world”...

Gearing Up for Women’s Month

In August we celebrate the strength and courage of the thousands of South African women who marched...

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(DSTV Channel 263)

Inferior Education post Apartheid

Season 7 Episode 9

Wed, 25 May 2016 7:30pm, Sat, 28 May 2016 7:30pm



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“Why as blacks South Africans,we have to campaign and toyi-toyi all the time in order for us to get justice in this country,in order for us to be equal?.”

“We get to learn in called classes and one cild might say  what is the use of  living my warm bed and,it even get’s to a point of children dropping out of school.”

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Rape Survivors Part 2

Season 5 Episode 21

Wed, 1 Jun 2016 7:30pm

“I was scared and I started to shake, I wanted to cry, scream out but I could not find my voice…. I could not cry out loud. I was weak and numb, I could not cry when he raped me”

According to alarming statistics, 1 in 3 South African women will be raped in their lifetime. In this 2-part episode, we speak with five brave women who share their experience as survivors of rape.

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Bay TV

(DSTV Channel 260)


Season 1 Episode 10

Thu, 19 May 2016 7:15pm

Abigail, Miryam, Nazeema, Fatima and Ishmael, all children living in illegal informal settlement share their experiences of being evicted from RDP houses that they occupied. They speak of police brutality, their parents fight for housing and the struggle to survive living on the pavement in modern day South Africa.

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Afrikaanerdom post-apartheid

Season 1 Episode 9

Thu, 19 May 2016 7:00pm


Earnie, Chantelle and Rosen, all students, share their views on national pride, patriotism, the media and the future of Afrikaanerdom in post-apartheid South African.

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(DSTV Channel 261)

Sex Talk – Coming soon

Sex Talk


Sex Talk our new studio based series coming soon …

A fun, frank and entertaining weekly television talk show, hosted by Kgomotso Matsunyane, will give South Africans from all walks of life the opportunity to talk about sex and sexuality.

By lifting the veil of secrecy that surrounds the subject of sex we help individuals feel more comfortable with sex and their sexuality, promoting empowering choices, and we help communities deal with the complex social issues surrounding sexual abuse. Sex education campaigns are almost entirely focused on the prevention of disease or pregnancy. Sex talk, on the other hand, offers a positive and empowering context to sex and sexuality through very real and candid conversations with people from all walks of life. Talking about sex in a real and candid way has become vital to changing this reality. That’s why sex talk is so important for South Africa. And we invite you to help us get the conversation going.

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Street Talk TV – short documentary films about social issues affecting South Africa. Street Talk is produced by ‘Street Stories Films’ a Non-Profit Organisation Reg No: 072-487 NPO.

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