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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Heidelberg Residents

Season 6 Episode 19

Tue, 25 Apr 2017

To Test or Not to Test

Season 6 Episode 18

Season 6 Episode 18   Join the conversation

Looking Back: Retirees Reflect

Season 6 Episode 17

Season 6 Episode 17   Join the conversation

Teens Talk State of the Nation

Season 6 Episode 16

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

Teens Talk Dating

Season 6 Episode 15

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 

Rhodes Must Fall

Season 6 Episode 14

Season 6 Episode 14   “UCT has been a very elitist, very...

SA Youth: Politicians Not For Us

Season 6 Episode 12

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 

Battered Women’s Rights Ignored

Season 6 Episode 10

Season 6 Episode 10   Klapmuts, a small village between Kraaifontein and...

Elders Blame Democracy

Season 6 Episode 2

Season 6 Episode 2 “In the Apartheid days, we knew our rules....

Metro Rail or Metro Fail?

Season 5 Episode 52

Season 5 Episode 52 Everyday, Metrorail transports up to 2 million passengers...

Mechanisms of the Mind: Destigmatizing Mental Illness

Season 5 Episode 51

Season 5 Episode 51 “A mental health problem is like any other...

Freedom from Violence: A possibility?

Season 5 Episode 50

Season 5 Episode 50 UNA-SA is a non-governmental organisation whose objective is...

The Watchmen of Gugulethu

Season 5 Episode 49

Season 5 Episode 49 “The fact that we are in close proximity...

Women Farm Workers Rise Up

Season 5 Episode 44

Season 5 Episode 44 “The main reason we started the strike it...

Constitution Under Fire

Season 5 Episode 41

Season 5 Episode 41 “Corruption started the day after van Riebeeck arrived,...

Indlu Yengwevu

Season 5 Episode 40

Season 5 Episode 40 “The Constitution of South Africa we haven’t got...

Gay Marriage

Season 5 Episode 35

Season 5 Episode 35 “For me getting married….it protects me…its written down...

Botswana Legabibo Part 2

Season 5 Episode 32

Season 5 Episode 32 “I don’t think the issue of leaving our...

Botswana Ub-Legabi

Season 5 Episode 28

Season 5 Episode 28   “Its not really a choice, to be...

Botswana Legabibo Part 1

Season 5 Episode 26

Season 5 Episode 26 “In Botswana being gay is not a criminal...

Born Frees

Season 5 Episode 18

Season 5 Episode 18 “We all have to realise that we have...

Police Brutality

Season 5 Episode 7

Season 5 Episode 7 Join the conversation  

Poo Protesters

Season 5 Episode 4

Season 5 Episode 4 What would drive a respectable mother of four...

Abused Men

Season 4 Episode 51

Season 4 Episode 51 Men are always the bad guys – right...

Voice of the Voters

Season 4 Episode 49

Season 4 Episode 49 ” What we need is that which was...

Spanking

Season 4 Episode 48

Season 4 Episode 48 Spare the rod and spoil the child?  The...

Wine addicts

Season 4 Episode 45

Season 4 Episode 45 Before you order that next double, check out...

Challenging the Patriarchy Part 1

Season 4 Episode 44

Season 4 Episode 44 Three successful professional women discuss the gender issues...

School Teachers

Season 4 Episode 43

Season 4 Episode 43 These teachers at Masiphumele Primary School declare that...

Black Women Equality Part 1

Season 4 Episode 42

Season 4 Episode 42 We don’t have balls, we don’t need balls....

Voice of the Voters Part 1

Season 4 Episode 41

Season 4 Episode 41 Racialism, non-racialism and blackness – these are some...

District Six and Inequality

Season 4 Episode 17

Season 4 Episode 17 Old time residents of District 6, Cape Town...

Right2Know Campaign

Season 4 Episode 11

Season 4 Episode 11   The Right2Know campaign was formed in the...

Zuma’s Painting

Season 3 Episode 46

Season 3 Episode 46   People from the streets of Cape Town...

Male Rights

Season 3 Episode 26

Season 3 Episode 26   Everyone has heard about the abuse of...

Equal Education

h1> Season 3 Episode 13

 Season 3 Episode 13   After demonstrating in front of Parliament, a...

Maryland adult literacy

Season 3 Episode 7

Season 3 Episode 7   Maryland is an adult literacy centre in...

Tafelsig Backyarders

Season 3 Episode 6

Season 3 Episode 6 Homeless families are evicted from an abandoned sports...

Right To Know

Season 3 Episode 5

Season 3 Episode 5   The Right 2 Know campaign against the...

Views of 2011 Elections

Season 3 Episode 3

Season 3 Episode 3   Middle class white Capetonians discuss the upcoming...

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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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