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 Government


Segregation in education

Season 9 Episode 23

My history not HIS-tory

Season 9 Episode 22

A brighter future?

Season 9 Episode 21

Black Schools/White Schools?

Season 9 Episode 18

The Patriarchy Must Fall!

Season 9 Episode 17

Forget VAT let’s create jobs!

Season 9 Episode 15

Spare the Rod!

Season 9 Episode 14

Down with the patriarchy!

Season 9 Episode 13

Black Tax

Season 9 Episode 12

White Privilege – White Guilt?

Season 9 Episode 11

How VAT hike hurts

Season 9 Episode 10

Graduation struggles

Season 9 Episode 9

The Patriarchy

Season 9 Episode 8

Domestic violence

Season 9 Episode 7

1st generation graduates

Season 9 Episode 6

Taxi war

Season 9 Episode 5

Voting for change

Season 9 Episode 4

Taking our Land back

Season 9 Episode 3

Stand together

Season 9 Episode 2

SEKUNJALO! Now is the time!

Season 9 Episode 1

Going Rogue

Season 8 Episode 52

Taking back the Hood

Season 8 Episode 50

Crime – out of control

Season 8 Episode 49

High school drop outs

Season 8 Episode 48

Can we trust the cops?

Season 8 Episode 47

Crime and our youth

Season 8 Episode 44

When the taps run dry…

Season 8 Episode 42

Public transport nightmare

Season 8 Episode 41

Must Zuma Go?

Season 8 Episode 38

Living with the virus

Season 8 Episode 37

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

Leave or stay?

Season 8 Episode 24

Black kids in private schools

Season 8 Episode 16

Whats the future for born frees?

Season 8 Episode 13

Jobs, corruption and our future

Season 8 Episode 11

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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.

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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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