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 Racism


My history not HIS-tory

Season 9 Episode 22

Leave or stay?

Season 8 Episode 24

Black kids in private schools

Season 8 Episode 16

Where are we Going?

Season 8 Episode 5


Season 7 Episode 52

Artscape Outreach: Reaching Out

Season 7 Episode 36


Season 7 Episode 34

Artscape Rural Outreach 2016

Season 7 Episode 33

Dance and Demonstration



Season 7 Episode 23

Why Vote?

Season 7 Episode 13

Gangs: Playing with Death

Season 7 Episode 12


Season 7 Episode 2


Season 7 Episode 1

UCT on Fire

Season 6 Episode 52

Bread For Life

Season 6 Episode 43

Artscape Outreach in Worcester

Season 6 Episode 41


Season 6 Episode 40

Artscape High School Drama

Season 6 Episode 34

Artscape High School Drama

Season 6 Episode 33

Afrikaner Youth

Season 6 Episode 25

Reddam House

Season 6 Episode 20

Heidelberg Residents

Season 6 Episode 19

Looking Back: Retirees Reflect

Season 6 Episode 17

Rhodes Must Fall

Season 6 Episode 14

An Outsider’s Perspective

Season 5 Episode 45

Women Farm Workers Rise Up

Season 5 Episode 44

Apartheid Era

Season 2 Episode 40

Hermanus Zwelihle

Season 5 Episode 23


Season 5 Episode 14

Is apartheid still alive?

Season 5 Episode 5

Somerset East

Season 4 Episode 39

Red October

Season 4 Episode 33

The Khoi San

Season 4 Episode 31

Culture and Apartheid Part 2

Season 4 Episode 25

Repatriation of District Six

Season 4 Episode 16

Camps Bay/Langa High

Season 3 Episode 48

Mr. Pickwicks – Racism Part 2

Season 3 Episode 43


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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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