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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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Street Talk Filmmaker Lauded by German Artist

Inspiring “….they’ve been ostracized by society, are desperately poor, or have experienced terrible injustice. But they are also all still proud. Proud of who they are, of their lives and the love they represent” – Julia Gunther Street Talk’s budding director Thembela ‘ Terra’ Dick has b...

Pressing Reset

New Start   “In life, there are no true beginnings or endings. Events flow into each other, and...

New in November

From Hair to Hip Hop – South Africans are Talking “Democracy must be built through open societ...

Launching Sex

Promoting Empowering Choices Changing perceptions, breaking communication barriers and promoting und...

Gogos’ Day Out

“It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one g...

Celebrating Madiba this July

An Honorable Life   “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what di...

Counter Currents Exhibition

An Evening of Creative Expression   We took time out of our busy schedules to attend the openin...

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CTV

(DSTV Channel 263)

Poo Protesters

Season 5 Episode 4

Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:00pm

What would drive a respectable mother of four to carry a bucket full of shit on her head all the way from her shack in Barcelona to Cape Town International Airport, or the N2 or the House of Parliament and dump its contents in full public view ?  When you listen to this group of Barcelona Shit Protestors you can understand the frustration and anger behind such a radical act : the humiliation of having to poo in front of your kids, the ever present stink, the assault on their dignity…. as one woman puts it ” The only weapon we have to make Helen Zille to give us flush toilets is our shit !”

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Witzenburg Farmers

Season 2 Episode 13

Sat, 7 Mar 2015 7:30pm

Ceres residents assess the impact of Artscape’s cultural outreach programme on the locals.

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Service Delivery Part 2

Season 2 Episode 12

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 7:30pm

Continuation of episode 9. Group talks about corruption, Julius Malema, land reform and the role of the media in society.

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Bay TV

(DSTV Channel 260)

The Watchmen of Gugulethu

Season 5 Episode 49

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 10:00pm

“The fact that we are in close proximity to the mall and we have several schools that are situated within the area….it attracts all sorts of criminals to this area, so it was very important for us to start doing something….”

“There are no hidden agendas, we don’t want rewards for what we’re doing. We’re doing this because we are concerned about our community”

A group of men from Gugulethu were tired of the ceaseless theft, violence and crime in their neighbourhood, so they decided to take action, forming a neighbourhood watch group called the Khanya Safety Patrol. Each night they put their lives on the line, patrolling the streets of Gugulethu, ensuring the safety of their community members. Their motivation: seeing their community grow from a township to a thriving suburb.

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1 KZN TV

(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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