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


An Outsider’s Perspective

Season 5 Episode 45

Season 5 Episode 45 “A lot of the people around me were...

Women Farm Workers Rise Up

Season 5 Episode 44

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

Tik, The Devil Within: 3 years Later

Season 5 Episode 43

Season 5 Episode 43 “I did many things, some I cannot mention....

Gay Marriage

Season 5 Episode 35

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

Botswana Legabibo Part 1

Season 5 Episode 26

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

Teenage Pregnancy & Incest Part 2

Season 3 Episode 11

Season 3 Episode 11   Continued from Episode 10 In a hairdressing...

Ottery Youth Centre

Season 5 Episode 25

Season 5 Episode 25 “There comes a time where you feel the...

Hermanus Retirees

Season 5 Episode 22

Season 5 Episode 22 “Absolutely the best place to be. Although things...

Rape Survivors Part 2

Season 5 Episode 21

Season 5 Episode 21 “I was scared and I started to shake,...

Rape Survivors Part 1

Season 5 Episode 20

Season 5 Episode 20   “I was scared and I started to...

Police Brutality

Season 5 Episode 7

Season 5 Episode 7 Join the conversation  


Season 5 Episode 6

Season 5 Episode 6 Brilliant and charismatic Antino is addicted to tik....

Is apartheid still alive?

Season 5 Episode 5

Season 5 Episode 5 Is apartheid still alive and present in our...

Poo Protesters

Season 5 Episode 4

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


Season 5 Episode 3

Season 5 Episode 3 Teenagers riff on cheating: ” guys are never...

Black Women Equality Part 2

Season 5 Episode 1

Season 5 Episode 1 “We are so used to men treating us...

Mzantsi Risers Part 1

Season 4 Episode 52

Season 4 Episode 52 A theatrical dance and music programme for Langa...

Abused Men

Season 4 Episode 51

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


Season 4 Episode 48

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

Girl Boxing

Season 4 Episode 46

Season 4 Episode 46 Aspiring Million Dollar Babies from the townships explain...

Wine addicts

Season 4 Episode 45

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

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...

Pearston struggles

Season 4 Episode 36

Season 4 Episode 36     A group of community members talking...

Sex Workers Part 1

Season 4 Episode 22

Season 4 Episode 22 Sex workers share the intimate details of their...

Langa High & Swedish Students Part 2

Season 4 Episode 20

Season 4 Episode 20 Observations of South Africa from the Swedish student...

Langa High & Swedish Students Part 1

Season 4 Episode 19

Season 4 Episode 19 Swedish students who visited SA, share their findings...

SJC members agitate for a safer Khayelitsha

Season 4 Episode 14

Season 4 Episode 14   Social Justice Coalition members are not happy...

Ladies of Lavender Hill

Season 4 Episode 9

Season 4 Episode 9   Against a backdrop of gang warfare and...

Somalian Immigrants

Season 3 Episode 44

Season 3 Episode 44   Somali immigrants recount harrowing tales of what...

Gangsters of Delft Part 1

Season 3 Episode 32

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Anaboom Street

Season 3 Episode 16

Season 3 Episode 16   Residents of Anaboom St. Delft talk about...

‘Home’ plays at the Grahamstown festival

Season 3 Episode 14

Season 3 Episode 14   Drama students from UWC take a play...

Equal Education

h1> Season 3 Episode 13

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

‘Home’ – theatre used for transformation

Season 3 Episode 12

Season 3 Episode 12   Drama students from UWC draw inspiration from...

Chilanga riding school for the disabled

Season 3 Episode 8

Season 3 Episode 8   Chilanga. Sally Kluth founded a horse riding...

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...

Views of 2011 Elections

Season 3 Episode 3

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

Vote or Not to Vote Part 2

Season 3 Episode 2

Season 3 Episode 2   Continuation of episode 1. UCT students debate...

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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.

If you have an issue/story that you think needs to be told get in touch with us.


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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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