Street Talk Film Series

Street Talk TV produces 15 minute documentaries which reflect human experience and feelings on the issues and challenges of our time and society which are broadcast on Community Television and DSTV.

Street Talk is an innovative documentary series that present uninhibited conversation between participants in discussion groups in a spontaneous way so that the viewer apperas to sit in an empty chair in the circle, giving a sense of participation and involvement. Discussions are filmed in informal settings (shebeens, shacks, school classrooms, restaurants) which are both accessible to participants and situate the series in community settings. In 2010, Street Talk presented a new format in which the documentaries featured organisations and individuals who have a positive impact on their communities.

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Episode tags Drug addiction


Domestic violence

Season 9 Episode 7

Going Rogue

Season 8 Episode 52

Taking back the Hood

Season 8 Episode 50

Crime – out of control

Season 8 Episode 49

Crime and our youth

Season 8 Episode 44


Season 8 Episode 43

Gatvol V

Season 8 Episode 29

Gatvol IV

Season 8 Episode 28

Gatvol III

Season 8 Episode 27

Gatvol II

Season 8 Episode 26

Gatvol I

Season 8 Episode 25

Breaking silence

Season 7 Episode 42

Giving Back

Season 7 Episode 41

The Pollsmoor Sessions Pt.1

Season 7 Episode 17

Gangs: Playing with Death

Season 7 Episode 12

The Gang Killed My Son

Season 7 Episode 11

Gogo Diaries

Season 7 Episode8

Bread For Life

Season 6 Episode 43


Season 6 Episode 40

Generation For Change Dance

Season 6 Episode 39

Heidelberg Residents

Season 6 Episode 19

Battered Women’s Rights Ignored

Season 6 Episode 10

The Rude Bitches Gang

Season 6 Episode 9

Elders Blame Democracy

Season 6 Episode 2

The Watchmen of Gugulethu

Season 5 Episode 49

Indlu Yengwevu

Season 5 Episode 40

Single Mothers Hout Bay

Season 5 Episode 37

Ottery Youth Centre

Season 5 Episode 25

Hermanus Retirees

Season 5 Episode 22


Season 5 Episode 6

Legalize Marijuana?

Season 4 Episode 29


Season 4 Episode 26

Ladies of Lavender Hill

Season 4 Episode 9

Hamlet: A Polsmoor Production

Season 3 Episode 37


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Below each film clip on the website is a Blog where you can share your thoughts and chat with other people.

Take action

Some of the topics that we cover stir up emotions. If you are inspired to act from having seen one of our films, then download our take action manifesto.

If you have an issue/story that you think needs to be told get in touch with us.


Street Talk TV is run by a non-profit organization (NPO). We survive on funding and donations. If you believe in what we do please consider donating
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About Street talk

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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