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 Safety and security


My history not HIS-tory

Season 9 Episode 22

Spare the Rod!

Season 9 Episode 14

Graduation struggles

Season 9 Episode 9

Taxi war

Season 9 Episode 5

Voting for change

Season 9 Episode 4

Taking our Land back

Season 9 Episode 3

SEKUNJALO! Now is the time!

Season 9 Episode 1

Taking back the Hood

Season 8 Episode 50

Crime – out of control

Season 8 Episode 49

Can we trust the cops?

Season 8 Episode 47

Public transport nightmare

Season 8 Episode 41

Challenging the patriarchy

Season 8 Episode 40

When will men learn?

Season 8 Episode 31

Gatvol V

Season 8 Episode 29

Gatvol IV

Season 8 Episode 28

Gatvol II

Season 8 Episode 26

Gatvol I

Season 8 Episode 25


Season 8 Episode 15

Whats the future for born frees?

Season 8 Episode 13

Jobs, corruption and our future

Season 8 Episode 11

Where are we Going?

Season 8 Episode 5

Culture clash

Season 8 Episode 3

Bullying Part 2

Season 8 Episode 1

Interracial relationship part 4

Season 7 Episode 49

Interracial relationship part 3

Season 7 Episode 48

Zuma Phantsi!

Season 7 Episode 47

Fire next time

Season 7 Episode 46

Interracial relationship part 2

Season 7 Episode 45

Breaking silence

Season 7 Episode 42

Giving Back

Season 7 Episode 41


Season 7 Episode 34

Ikhaya Garden: Soil Artists

Season 7 Episode 32

Zuma, Yes or No?

Season 7 Episode 29

Kwanele – broken promises

Season 7 Episode 26

Teenage Parents Part 2

Season 7 Episode 25

Teenage Parents Part 1

Season 7 Episode 24

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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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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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