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


‘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...

South Africa in the eyes of youth

Season 2 Episode 37

Season 2 Episode 37   UCT students talk about rampant corruption in...

Youth League Part 2

Season 2 Episode 35

Season 2 Episode 35   A group from Gugs exchange views on...

Shack Life

Season 2 Episode 34

Season 2 Episode 34   A group of young township men tell...

The Afrikaaner

Season 2 Episode 33

Season 2 Episode 33   Middle-aged Afrikaners who were once pro apartheid...

The Government

Season 2 Episode 32

Season 2 Episode 32   Continuation of episode 28. Right 2 Know...

Lack of Employment

Season 2 Episode 30

Season 2 Episode 30   A group from Delft and Phillipi residents...

“Right To Know” March

Season 2 Episode 28

Season 2 Episode 28   Demonstrators march on Parliament to protest against...

Gogos talk on troubled youth

Season 2 Episode 27

Season 2 Episode 27   Older ladies in Gugulethu talk about how...

HIV/AIDS & Homosexuality

Season 2 Episode 26

Season 2 Episode 26     Continuation of episode 25. The group...

Meaning of Love

Season 2 Episode 24

Season 2 Episode 24   Four young women poets read their poems...

Youth League

Season 2 Episode 21

Season 2 Episode 21   Youth reflecting on the kind of Youth...

Gay Guys

Season 2 Episode 20

Season 2 Episode 20     Young gay men tell stories of...

Aids March

Season 2 Episode 18

Season 2 Episode 18     AIDS Demonstration in front of parliament....

Witzenburg Farmers

Season 2 Episode 13

Season 2 Episode 13 Ceres residents assess the impact of Artscape’s cultural...

Witzenburg Youth

Season 2 Episode 10

Season 2 Episode 10 Young residents from Ceres discuss the disadvantages of...

Service Delivery Part 1

Season 2 Episode 9

Season 2 Episode 9 How hard is it to get proper health...

Gay in Gugs Part 2

Season 2 Episode 7

Season 2 Episode 7 A group of young men and women from...

D.A.T. Spaza Music Star Part 2

Season 2 Episode 3

Season 2 Episode 3 Hip Hop star DAT explains the origins of...

D.A.T. Spaza Music Star Part 1

Season 2 Episode 2

Season 2 Episode 2 Hip Hop star DAT explains the origins of...

Ntonga Music School

Season 2 Episode 1

Season 2 Episode 1 At the Ntonga Music school in Gugulethu, Poke,...

Missing Thembi

Season 1 Episode 52

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 7:30pm

Gangsters Against Crime

Season 1 Episode 50

Season 1 Episode 50 GuA group of ex gangsgters from Gugs have...


Season 1 Episode 48

Season 1 Episode 48 The look into the discussion of abortion. Is...


Season 1 Episode 47

Season 1 Episode 47 The oppression of black people and their feelings...


Season 1 Episode 46

Season 1 Episode 46 (continuation of 42). The cast of the play...


Season 1 Episode 45

Season 1 Episode 45 Young women riff on teenage pregnancy and the...


Season 1 Episode 44

Season 1 Episode 44 Ubuntu Education Fund. How people are infected by...


Season 1 Episode 43

Season 1 Episode 43 Young doctors from government hospitals tell hair-raising stories...


Season 1 Episode 42

Season 1 Episode 42 “It’s the lack of morals nowadays because if...


Season 1 Episode 41

Season 1 Episode 41 “Its been 15 years black people have been...


Season 1 Episode 40

Season 1 Episode 40 “Living in a township, its very horrible, its...

Kalk Bay

Season 1 Episode 38

Season 1 Episode 38 “If you say your generation, you cant change...

The Grand Part 2

Season 1 Episode 37

Season 1 Episode 37 “For me the most disturbing thing about it...


Season 1 Episode 36

Season 1 Episode 36 Elderly discuss their viewpoints on life. How things...

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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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