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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Inferior Education-post Apartheid


SABC News Features Graça Machel and Street Talk

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A Word From the Street

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Street Talk Scoops Major Award

h1>Street Talk to receive major award in New York along side Graça Machel

My Hair. My Roots?

Season 5 Episode 46

Launching Sex

h1>Promoting Empowering Choices

Gogos’ Day Out

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Celebrating Madiba this July

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Counter Currents Exhibition

h1>An Evening of Creative Expression

What to Expect

h1>Our latest conversations

Crossing Borders

h1>Cultural Concord

Mandela – Film Biography

h1>Mandela - Son of Africa Father of a Nation

Dating Across the Colour Line

Season 5 Episode 15

Mzantsi Risers Part 1

Season 4 Episode 52

Red October

Season 4 Episode 33

Sugar Daddies

Season 4 Episode 32

Sugar Babes

Season 4 Episode 30

Culture and Apartheid

Season 4 Episode 24

Sex Workers Part 2

Season 4 Episode 23

Boxing club – Khayelitsha

Season 4 Episode 21

Teenage Parents

Season 4 Episode 18

Miss Khayelitsha

Season 4 Episode 10

Ladies of Lavender Hill

Season 4 Episode 9

Abortion Pt 1

Season 4 Episode 4

Fears of the job market

Season 4 Episode 3

Thokozani Brothers Choir

Season 4 Episode 1

The Disabled

Season 1 Episode 39

Students Views

Season 1 Episode 22


Season 1 Episode 21

Old aged

Season 1 Episode 14

A Black President

Season 1 Episode 13

Gay and Proud of it!

Season 1 Episode 12


Join the conversation

Below each film clip on the website is a Blog where you can share your thoughts and chat with other people.

Take action

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.


Street Talk TV is run by a non-profit organization (NPO). We survive on funding and donations. If you believe in what we do please consider donating
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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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