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 Parenting


“MANHOOD” under fire

Season 9 Episode 19

Spare the Rod!

Season 9 Episode 14

Down with the patriarchy!

Season 9 Episode 13

Black Tax

Season 9 Episode 12

Graduation struggles

Season 9 Episode 9

Domestic violence

Season 9 Episode 7

1st generation graduates

Season 9 Episode 6

Going Rogue

Season 8 Episode 52

High school drop outs

Season 8 Episode 48

Crime and our youth

Season 8 Episode 44

Challenging the patriarchy

Season 8 Episode 40

The “Little prince” syndrome

Season 8 Episode 35

When will men learn?

Season 8 Episode 31

Gatvol IV

Season 8 Episode 28

Gatvol III

Season 8 Episode 27

Gatvol I

Season 8 Episode 25

Change the sexist mindset

Season 8 Episode 23

If you strike a woman…

Season 8 Episode 21

Black kids in private schools

Season 8 Episode 16

Talking sex part 3

Season 8 Episode 10

Relevance of culture

Season 8 Episode 8

Talking sex part 2

Season 8 Episode 7

Culture clash

Season 8 Episode 3


Season 7 Episode 52

Interracial relationships

Season 7 Episode 44

Breaking silence

Season 7 Episode 42

Artscape Outreach: Reaching Out

Season 7 Episode 36

Teenage Parents Part 2

Season 7 Episode 25

Teenage Parents Part 1

Season 7 Episode 24

Gangs: Playing with Death

Season 7 Episode 12

The Gang Killed My Son

Season 7 Episode 11

Brothers for All

Season 7 Episode 10

Gogo Diaries

Season 7 Episode8

Dis Ability!

Season 7 Episode 7

Born frees

Season 7 Episode 6

Women on Abuse

Season 7 Episode 4


Season 7 Episode 2

UCT on Fire

Season 6 Episode 52

Baphumelele Children’s Home

Season 6 Episode 51

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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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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.

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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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