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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Season Season 8


Where are we Going?

Season 8 Episode 5

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 7:30pm 7:30 pm, Sat, 24 Jun 2017 7:30pm 7:30 pm

Corruption, the cabinet reshuffle and ailing economy, racism and how the government controls the media . High school students talk about the future of South Africa.

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Talking sex

Season 8 Episode 4

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:00am 12:00 am

Unsafe sex, child porn, teenage pregnancy and when to start sex education. High school kids break the taboo and talk about sex.

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Culture clash

Season 8 Episode 3

Wed, 7 Jun 2017 7:30pm 7:30 pm, Sat, 10 Jun 2017 7:30pm 7:30 pm

To circumcise or Not to circumcise. Young black Capetonians talk about being caught between two cultures: The Traditional values of their parents and the modern realities of their urban lives.

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Season 8 Episode 2

Wed, 31 May 2017 7:30pm 7:30 pm, Sat, 3 Jun 2017 7:30pm 7:30 pm

The people of Masiphumelele raises their frustrations of unemployment, overpopulation, safety of children in the streets, the lack of Art and cultures facilities and sport recreation centres. They gather together voicing their struggles on daily basis and their wish for Masiphumelele.

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Bullying Part 2

Season 8 Episode 1

Wed, 24 May 2017 7:30pm 7:30 pm, Sat, 27 May 2017 7:30pm 7:30 pm

Relationship bullying refers to one partner in a relationship who bullies the other. Bullies feel so weak that they develop an overwhelming need to command and dominate, to compensate for how vulnerable they feel, This leads them to choose victims, especially spouses and lovers over whom they believe they can exert complete control. In often times the is a confusion between Love and Bullying.

Young school students from different backgrounds gather together to share their personal experiences, share their stories and views on bullying in Relationships.

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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.


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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