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                                               Why is there such a massive issue of GBV in SA?     Child Line:
                                               What can be done by the community and their         08 000 55 555
                                               families to help stop the spread of GBV?            24-Hrs
                                                                                                   You may be going through a difficult time and
                                               Why is it important for films to showcase strong    are possibly feeling alone, confused and scared.
                                                                                                   If you are feeling like this then the best thing you
                                               female characters?                                  can do for yourself is to talk to someone. Child
                                                                                                   Line understands that sometimes the people you
                                               Why is it important to have a network of support    should be able to talk to are just not available or
                                                                                                   you feel scared to approach them. That is why
                                               around you?                                         we’ve set up a toll-free line. You can call us to
                                                                                                   talk through a problem or we can assist you
                                                                                                   should you have something to report.
                                               What can you do if you know someone who has         _______________________________________________
                                               experienced GBV?
                                                                                                   Suicide Crisis Line:
                                               What does toxic masculinity mean?                   0800 567 567
                                               How can we make our families stronger?              SMS 31393

            Flatland
                                                                                                   _______________________________________________
                                               What does patriarchy mean?
                                                                                                   Depression and
      Directed by Jenna Bass                   Why do so many women offer their bodies in
                                                                                                   Anxiety Helpline:
              NO UNDER 16                      exchange for money, protection, security?
                                                                                                   0800 70 80 90
       Languages: English, Afrikaans
                                               Why is it important for people to be honest about   _______________________________________________

                                               their struggles?                                    Lifeline:
SYNOPSIS                                       Why is it so hard for men to be honest when they    0861 322 322
                                               are suffering with money?                           24-hour crisis
 A contemporary Western, a journey of self-
                                               Why does money make people do bad things?           intervention service
 discovery for three different but equally
 trapped women. A portrait of femininity                                                           "Emotional First Aid station". Free, confidential
                                                                                                   telephone counselling, rape counselling, trauma
 against a hostile land, questioning what it                                                       counselling, Aids counselling, and a range of
 means to be a woman today in South Africa                                                         other services. Counsellors help callers with
                                                                                                   challenges such as trauma, suicide, and
 and the world at large.                                                                           relationship issues.
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                                            How can sport be used in a positive way to heal     Child Line:
                                            communities?                                        08 000 55 555
                                            What can be done by communities and their           24-Hrs
                                            families to help stop the spread of violence?       You may be going through a difficult time and
                                                                                                are possibly feeling alone, confused and scared.
                                                                                                If you are feeling like this then the best thing you
                                            Why is it important for films to showcase strong    can do for yourself is to talk to someone. Child

                                            local characters?                                   Line understands that sometimes the people you
                                                                                                should be able to talk to are just not available or
                                                                                                you feel scared to approach them. That is why
                                            Why is it important to have a network of support    we’ve set up a toll-free line. You can call us to
                                                                                                talk through a problem or we can assist you
                                            around you?                                         should you have something to report.
                                                                                                _______________________________________________
                                            Do you think womanising men learn that
                                            behaviour from toxic fathers, how can we break
                                                                                                Suicide Crisis Line:
                                            such cycles?                                        0800 567 567
                                                                                                SMS 31393
                                            What does toxic masculinity mean?
      Knuckle City
                                                                                                _______________________________________________

                                            How can we make our families stronger?              Depression and
 Directed by Jahmil X.T. Qubeka             What does patriarchy mean?                          Anxiety Helpline:
          NO UNDER 18                                                                           0800 70 80 90
            Languages: Xhosa                Why do so many women offer their bodies in
                                                                                                _______________________________________________
                                            exchange for money, protection, security?
                                                                                                Lifeline:
SYNOPSIS                                    Why is it important for people to be honest about
                                                                                                0861 322 322
                                            their struggles?
                                                                                                24-hour crisis
                                            Why is it so hard for men to be honest when they    intervention service
 An aging, womanizing professional boxer    are suffering with money?
 and his career-criminal brother take one                                                       "Emotional First Aid station". Free, confidential

 last shot at success and get more than     Why does money make people do bad things?           telephone counselling, rape counselling, trauma
                                                                                                counselling, Aids counselling, and a range of
 they've bargained for.                                                                         other services. Counsellors help callers with
                                                                                                challenges such as trauma, suicide, and
                                                                                                relationship issues.
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                                                            Why do people you know abuse alcohol and               Child Line:
                                                            drugs?                                                 08 000 55 555
                                                            What can be done by the community and their            24-Hrs
                                                            families to help them?                                 You may be going through a difficult time and
                                                                                                                   are possibly feeling alone, confused and scared.
                                                                                                                   If you are feeling like this then the best thing you
                                                            Why do so many people go to Joburg seeking             can do for yourself is to talk to someone. Child

                                                            work, instead of making work happen at home?           Line understands that sometimes the people you
                                                                                                                   should be able to talk to are just not available or
                                                                                                                   you feel scared to approach them. That is why
                                                            Why is it important to have a network of support       we’ve set up a toll-free line. You can call us to
                                                                                                                   talk through a problem or we can assist you
                                                            around you?                                            should you have something to report.
                                                                                                                   _______________________________________________
                                                            What can you do if you know someone who has a
                                                            problem with drugs and alcohol?
                                                                                                                   Suicide Crisis Line:
                                                                                                                   0800 567 567
                                                            What can you do if you know someone who has            SMS 31393
                                                            run away from home?
                  VAYA
                                                                                                                   _______________________________________________

                                                            How can we make our families stronger?                 Depression and
     Directed by Akim Omotoso                               Why is it so important to stay loyal and honest with   Anxiety Helpline:
                  NO UNDER 16                               your family?                                           0800 70 80 90
       Languages: English, Zulu, Tswana
                                                                                                                   _______________________________________________
                                                            What can you do if your family is abusing you?
                                                                                                                   Lifeline:
SYNOPSIS                                                    Why is it important for people to be honest about
                                                                                                                   0861 322 322
                                                            their struggles?
 Vaya tells the story of three strangers who get on a                                                              24-hour crisis
 train, each of them with a mission to fulfil in            Why is it so hard for men to be honest when they       intervention service
 Johannesburg. They're coming from Durban to                are suffering with money?
 Johannesburg. They never meet, but their stories are                                                              "Emotional First Aid station". Free, confidential

 intertwined. The film came from the real-life stories of   Why does money make people do bad things?              telephone counselling, rape counselling, trauma
                                                                                                                   counselling, Aids counselling, and a range of
 South Africans in the Homeless Writers Project, a                                                                 other services. Counsellors help callers with
 workshop for people living on the streets of                                                                      challenges such as trauma, suicide, and
                                                                                                                   relationship issues.
 Johannesburg.
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                                                                                Apartheid South Africa: The community of Railway,
                                                                                attached to the remote town of Marseilles, are the
                                                                                victims of brutal police oppression and only the young
                                                                                "Five Fingers" are willing to stand up to them. Their battle   What does freedom mean to
                                                                                is heartfelt but innocent, until hot-headed Tau kills two
                                                                                policemen in an act of passion. He flees, leaving his          you?
                                                                                brothers and friends behind, but his action has
                                                                                triggered a conflict that will leave both Marseilles and       How does the film speak to
                                                                                the Five Fingers changed. Twenty years later, Tau is
                                                                                released from prison, now a feared and brutal outlaw,
                                                                                                                                               current themes of South
                                                                                "The Lion of Marseilles." But scarred and empty, he            African politics
                                                                                renounces violence and returns home desiring only to
                                                                                reconnect with those he left behind. At first, Tau finds       What is the long-term impact
                                                                                Marseilles seemingly at peace - the battle for freedom
                                                                                was won, and now the remaining Five Fingers are                of colonialism on a society?
                                                                                prominent leaders of their town. However, after
                                                                                reuniting with childhood love, Lerato, and her fiery son,      Why is it important to use
                                                                                Sizwe, it becomes clear that Marseilles is caught in the
                                                                                grip of a vicious new threat and to Tau's dismay, his          fictional films to talk about
                                                                                childhood friends themselves may have allowed it in.
                                                                                When he and his loved ones become direct targets, he
                                                                                                                                               real life?
                                                                                is reluctantly compelled to fight once and for all.
                                                                                                                                               What are the duties of the
Five Fingers for Marseilles
                                                                                Calling on partners-in-crime, both old friends and new,
                                                                                the Five Fingers rise again. Standing against once-allies      government to its citizens?
                                                                                and new enemies alike, they must put their lives at risk
      Directed by Michael Matthew                                               for the sake of Marseilles. It's their duty to protect it.
                                                                                                                                               African communities
                  NO UNDER 16                                                   Even from each other.
     Languages: Sesotho with English subtitles                                                                                                 struggled for freedom under
                                                                                                                                               colonialism…
                                                                                                                                               - How do ex colonial powers
                                                                                                                                               still stay involved in present
                                                                                                                                               governments in Africa?
   INTERESTING     Khulumani:                                                                                        Corruption
                                                                                                                                               25 years into the new South
   ORGANISATION    www.khulumani.net                                                                                 Watch Toll                Africa, how have things
   DOING WORK ON                            Khulumani Support Group is a social movement in South Africa             Free Line:                improved compared to when
                                            comprising some 85,000+ victims and survivors of Apartheid-era
                                                                                                                     0800 02 34 56             your parents were your age?
   HELPING VICTIMS
                                            gross human rights violations. It is one of the fastest growing social
                                            movements in Southern Africa, started by victims and survivors of
                                            gross human rights abuses under apartheid.

   OF APARTHEID:   Contact info: info@khulumani.net / marje@khulumani.net
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                                      Ade and Femi are expatriate              Why are people attacking foreign
                                      Nigerian brothers. Ade is a successful   owned shops?
                                      banker in London, while Femi, once
                                      a political dissident in his home        What can be done by the
                                      country, has had to escape to South      community to end violence and
                                      Africa, live in refugee tenements        xenophobia?
                                      and work menial jobs. The brothers
                                      have not only been physically            Why do so many people come to South Africa
                                      estranged, their relationship is         seeking work,
                                      riddled with unspoken betrayal, guilt
                                      and scorn, which they have carried       Why is it important to have a network of support
                                      since the early days of their youth.     around you?
                                      During a short visit to Johannesburg,
                                                                               What can you do if you know someone who has a
                                      Ade discovers that his brother has
                                      been missing for a week. He sets out     experienced xenophobic violence?
                                      to investigate Femi's mysterious         Why is it important for people to be honest about their
                                      disappearance, reconstructing the        struggles?
                                      pieces of his everyday life and the
                                      cruel hardships he endured just to       Why is it so hard for men to be honest when they are
                                      survive. A riot erupts while Ade is      suffering with money?
                                      visiting Femi's former boss in one of
                                      the townships. Ade is forced to take     Why are so many South Africans prejudice and
                                      shelter with the employer. The           xenophobic to people from other African countries
                                      mounting violence outside seeps          when borders between African countries were
                                      into their exchanges and,                invented by colonial powers?
                                      eventually, prompts an explosion of

Man on Ground                         revelation.                              Why are so many South Africans prejudice and
                                                                               xenophobic to people from other African countries
Directed by Akim Omotoso                                                       when they protected our struggle activists and
          NO UNDER 16                                                          provide them with safe passage during exile?
      Languages: English

     Xenophobia Theme
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          Films
                                               NEVER YOUR SPIRIT.”
                                               The film is a description of African
                                               youth battling with the tension
                                               between our rural roots and our
                                               urban realities. Mariam, returns to
                                               Burkina Faso after having left as a
                                                                                           Why is there such a tension between urban and rural
                                               young child who was adopted and             divides?
                                               sent out of the country to South            What can be done to bring people together across
                                               Africa, where she always felt alien.
                                                                                           such divides?
                                               She returns as an ailing young adult
                                               to the land of her birth on a journey       Why do so many people come to cities seeking work
                                               of self discovery, to spend her last        , how can more opportunities be created in rural
                                               days in the land of her forefathers.
                                                                                           areas?
                                               She does not know the language,
                                               culture, or norms. She is on a quest        Why is it important to have a network of support
                                               to reconnect with her family and her        around you?
                                               roots. While trying to figure out how
                                               to get to her native village, she           Do you know anyone who was not born in South
                                               encounters and befriends a                  Africa who you are friends with?
                                               charismatic bike messenger/taxi
                                               driver, Moussa, who volunteers to           Why is it important for people to be honest about their
                                               take her South, claiming good               struggles?
                                               knowledge of the country and the
                                               exact place of her village. A city
                                                                                           Why is it so hard for people to be honest about debts
                                               slicker bike messenger, Moussa, is          they may have?
                                               living a fast paced life in the city. His   Why are so many South Africans prejudice and
                                               life is lonely as the debt is building up
                                               and he is estranged from his family
                                                                                           xenophobic to people from other African countries
                                               living in a remote village. Outwardly       when borders between African countries were
                                               Moussa seems in control, hiding             invented by colonial powers?

            Burkinabe
                                               behind his charm, charisma and
                                               style. Moussa grows increasingly
                                                                                           Why are so many South Africans prejudice and
                                               paranoid in Ouagadougou as his              xenophobic to people from other African countries
Directed by Nthato Mokgata & Carla Fonseca     debts mount up. He needs to get             when they protected our struggle activists and
                   NO UNDER 16                 out. Moussa and Mariam take to the          provide them with safe passage during exile?
           Languages: English, French          open road on a journey of self
                                               discovery.
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                                                     SUGGESTED QUESTIONS FOR                        South Africa is Africa’s most
                                                                                                    industrialised country, and it
                                                      AUDIENCE FACILITATION:                        attracts thousands of foreign
                                                                                                    nationals every year, seeking
                                                                                                    refuge from poverty, economic
                                                                                                    crises, war and government
                                               Why do you think that no matter the challenges       persecution in their home
                                               or obstacles faced a woman will always make          countries. While the majority of
                                                                                                    them are from elsewhere on the
                                               sure her family is taken care of?                    continent, such as Zimbabwe,
                                               What are your talents, and what are you inspired     Malawi, Democratic Republic of
                                                                                                    Congo, Somalia and Ethiopia,
                                               to do?                                               many also come from Pakistan
                                                                                                    and Bangladesh. Xenophobic
                                               Why is it important to be confident about your       violence against foreign nationals
                                               ability?                                             in South Africa has worsened.
                                                                                                    South Africa witnessed
                                               Why is it important to grab hold of opportunities?   widespread xenophobic attacks
                                                                                                    since 1994 in provinces such as
                                               Why do we suffer from a lack of self esteem?         Gauteng, Western Cape, Free
                                                                                                    State, Limpopo and KwaZulu
                                               What can you do to help follow your dreams?          Natal. Xenophobia is generally
                                               What can you do to never give up on your goals?      defined as ‘the deep dislike of
                                                                                                    non-nationals by nationals of a
                                               Why is it important to watch films about other       recipient state.’ This definition is

            Cook Off                           African countries in South Africa where we have
                                                                                                    also used by the South African
                                                                                                    Human Rights Commission
    Directed by Tomas Brickhill                such big problems with xenophobia?                   (SAHRC). Xenophobia is also a
                                                                                                    manifestation of racism and is a
           NO UNDER 13                         Why do you think so many South Africans do not       crime.
        Languages: Shona, English              like foreign Africans?                               _________________________________________________

                                               Do you think that national borders (created          Emergency Number:
                                                                                                    10111
SYNOPSIS                                       during colonial times) have created bigger
                                               problems for African countries like South and        _________________________________________________

 Single mother Anesu's life is turned upside   Zimbabwe?                                            Crime Stop:
 down when her son enters her into a reality                                                        08600 10111
 TV competition. A refreshing view of
                                               Do you consider Zimbabweans as your                  _________________________________________________

 contemporary life in Harare, Zimbabwe,        neighbours/brothers?
                                                                                                    SMS us on 079 891 3036 and
 told through the lens of a classic romantic
                                                                                                    a trained lay counsellor will
 comedy.
                                                                                                    call you back.
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                                                                                                                                 SYNOPSIS
                                                                                                                    Xolani joins the other men of            Why is it important to push boundaries with
                                                                                                                    his community on a journey to            the types of stories we tell?
                                                                                                                    the mountains to initiate a              How do we combat homophobia in our
                                                                                                                    group of teenagers into                  communities?
                                                                                                                    manhood. His entire existence            How do we celebrate traditional cultures
                                                                                                                    starts to unravel when a                 while acknowledging diversity within them?
                                                                                                                    defiant initiate from the city           How do we give platforms for diverse
                                                                                                                    discovers his best-kept secret,          voices to be heard if our views on culture
                                                                                                                    a forbidden love.                        are one dimensional? How does culture
                                                                                                                                                             give gender meaning?
                                                                                                                    When we screened the film we
                                                                                                                    make sure we invited                     Does identifying as gay mean one is less of
                                                                                                                    traditional leaders/healers as           a man?
                                                                                                                    well as outspoken LGBTQI                 Does being a man mean you cannot
                                                                                                                    activists to ensure a productive         identify as gay?
                                                                                                                    dialogue was created from                What does being a man entail?

        INXEBA: The Wound
                                                                                                                    diverse points of view.
                                                                                                                                                             What is masculinity?
                                                                                                                                                             How do we avoid the exclusion and
                   Directed by John Trengrove
                                                                                                                                                             discrimination of the LGBTIQ community in
                          NO UNDER 18!
                                                                                                                                                             lwaluko?
             Languages: Xhosa with English subtitles
                                                                                                                                                             What is your opinion of initiation being used
  LGBTQI focus so only suitable for intimate/workshop styled screenings                                                                                      as a platform to give a voice to culturally
                                                                                                                                                             subjugated homosexual individuals?
                                                                                                                                                             Has the film been able to affect change in
                                                                                                                                                             the mindsets of communities and

ORGANISATION                                The Other Foundation:                                                                 National LGBTQI
                                                                                                                                  Support Toll Free
                                                                                                                                                             individuals in how they are able to grapple
                                                                                                                                                             with homosexuality as an extension of
                                                                                                                                                             masculinities?
DOING WORK ON                               theotherfoundation.org
                                                                                                                                  Line:                      What do you think about the fact that the
                                                                                                                                  0800 33 33 31
LGBTQI+ RIGHTS:                             Everyone should be free to live a safe and dignified life, have a family and make
                                            their contribution to society. The Other Foundation works to change the views,
                                                                                                                                                             director of the film is a white male, but that
                                                                                                                                                             Xhosa men wrote the screenplay with him?
                                            practices and institutions that prevent people – because of who they are or who
                                            they love – from being able to do that in southern Africa. We gather support for      SMS us on 079 891
                                            those who are working to protect and advance the rights, wellbeing and social
                                            inclusion of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities – and we give
                                                                                                                                  3036 and a trained lay
                                            support in a smart way that helps groups to work better for lasting change.           counsellor will call you
                                                                                                                                  back.
                                            Contact info: admin@theotherfoundation.org
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                                                            Based on true events, Ellen tells of the troubled relationship
                                                            between a mother and her drug-addicted son - a
                                                                                                                                                                          Do you know people who are addicted to
                                                            relationship that will eventually drive her to the edge and
                                                                                                                                                                          drugs/alcohol? What support do they have?
                                                            lead to his murder. In 2007, the death of 20 year old Abie
                                                            Pakkies created a stir in South Africa and the world. The                                                     Do you think that going to prison
                                                            most disturbing part of the case was that the murderer was                                                    rehabilitates people?
                                                            his mother, Ellen. When advocate Adrian Samuels takes on                                                      Do you think that there are rehabilitation
                                                            the case, he is determined to prove that Ellen Pakkies had                                                    centres for drug and alcohol abuse near
                                                            no choice. But what compelled her to stop seeking help?                                                       your community?
                                                            How does a mother become desperate enough to take her                                                         What can communities do to protect people
                                                            own son's life? Told across two timelines, Ellen is the                                                       from falling into the trap of drug and alcohol
                                                            harrowing account of a woman put through the penal                                                            abuse?
                                                            system, tried for murder and driven by an unflinching love
                                                                                                                                                                          What is the role that can be played by
                                                            for her son. It delves into the inner psyche of a family                                                      young people in empowering other young
               Ellen                                        ravaged by drugs in one of the most dangerous                                                                 people who are struggling with addiction?
                                                            communities in South Africa. A scourge that extends
                                                            beyond the Cape Flats and highlights a systematic failure to                                                  What is the role that can be played by
      Directed by Daryne Joshua
                                                            protect the poorest of the poor.                                                                              elders in assisting people struggling with
             NO UNDER 16                                                                                                                                                  addiction?
Languages: Afrikaans with English subtitles

    ORGANISATION                              Sanca:                                                    Department of Social                                       Narcotics Anonymous
    DOING WORK ON                             Sanca provides specialised and affordable prevention      Development’s                                              (NA):
                                              and treatment services for alcohol and other drug
                                              dependence. A national body established in 1956, it has   Substance Abuse Line:
    DRUG/ALCOHOL
                                                                                                                                                                   NA is a non-profit organisation for recovering drug
                                              independently operated societies and counselling
                                              centres in all nine provinces.                                                                                       addicts who meet regularly to help each other
                                                                                                        Offers support, guidance and help for people

    ABUSE &
                                                                                                                                                                   stay clean.
                                                                                                        addicted to drugs and alcohol as well as their families.
                                              Sanca – Johannesburg:                                     Run in partnership with the SA Depression and Anxiety
                                              08611 REHAB (73422) or (011) 673-0400                     Group.                                                     National 24-hour helpline:
    REHABILITATION:                           sanca-jhb.org.za                                                                                                     083 900 MY NA (083 900 69 62)
                                                                                                        National toll-free helpline:
                                              Sanca – Western Cape:
                                                                                                        0800 12 13 14 or SMS 32312                                 www.na.org.za
                                              (021) 945 4080/1 or www.sancawc.co.za
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                                       Tragedy strikes "The Lucky
                                                                           TB is a contagious disease transmitted through
                                       Specials", a small-time cover       the air. It is not a curse. It is not a moral failure. It
                                       band from a dusty South African     is caused by bacteria (germs). Anyone can get
                                       town, forcing them to struggle      TB.
                                       just to hold themselves together.
                                                                           TB is curable if you start treatment early and
                                       Director, Rea Rangaka, is an        complete the entire course of drugs.
                                       actor-director who completed        Make sure you and your loved ones get tested
                                       his master’s degree in film         as soon as possible if you have been in close
                                       directing on a Fulbright
                                       Scholarship at Chapman
                                                                           contact with someone with TB.
                                       University’s Dodge College of       Make sure you get tested as soon as possible if
                                       Film and Media Arts in Los          you have a cough for more than two weeks or
                                       Angeles. His graduate film “Ode     other common TB symptoms such as night
                                       in Blood” won the Cecil B.
                                       DeMille award for best director.
                                                                           sweats, weight loss, and fatigue.
                                       His most recent project is “The     If you fail to complete your TB medications, you
                                       Lucky Specials”. As an actor        risk becoming contagious again and getting
                                       himself, he manages to bring out    even sicker, with a drug-resistant strain. Then
                                       of his cast natural and powerful
                                       performances, has a brilliant eye
                                                                           you will need a longer, more invasive set of
                                       for mis-en-scene, and is an         treatments.

The Lucky Specials
                                       exciting new talent.                TB and HIV are different diseases. But having
                                                                           HIV puts you at higher risk to get TB. And they
    Directed by Rea Rangaka
          NO UNDER 13
                                                                           both get worse if you are “co-infected,” or have
                                                                           both diseases.
  Languages: Zulu   or English
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                                                                                                                                                  What does freedom mean to
                                                                                        Based on a true story. In a racially-charged
                                                                                        and violent 1950's rural South Africa, a                  you?
                                                                                        liberal journalist recounts the epic chase,               What is the long-term impact
                                                                                        edge-of-your-seat capture and intriguing                  of colonialism on a society?
                                                                                        trial of a flamboyant, native "Robin Hood".
                                                                                        His captivating re-imagining, paints a                    How does the film speak to
                                                                                        portrait of a divisive outlaw - hunted by the             current themes of South
                                                                                        Republic, elusive even to his loved ones, all             African politics
                                                                                        whilst remaining a champion of the
                                                                                        disenchanted. It is an aggressive
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                                                                                        exploration of the effects of colonial                    fictional films to talk about
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                                                                                        regimes in history.
                                                                                                                                                  What are the duties of the
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Sew the Winter to my Skin                                                                                                                         African communities
       Directed by Jahmil X.T. Qubeka
                NO UNDER 16
                                                                                                                                                  struggled for freedom under
   Languages: Afrikaans with English subtitles                                                                                                    colonialism .
                                                                                                                                                  How do ex colonial powers
                                                                                                                                                  still stay involved in present
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 who takes matters into his own hands by
 kidnapping his daughter after life, the law and the   improved?                                                      "Emotional First Aid station". Free, confidential
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                                                                                                                                                    Why Is it important to have a solid
                                                                                                                                                    dream?
                                           In a vibrant and diverse Johannesburg community, 21-year-                                                Why do so many people struggle with
                                           old Afro-hipster Ayanda has a knack for taking neglected                                                 alcohol abuse issues?
                                           pieces of furniture and “bringing them back to love”. Eight
                                           years after her father’s death, she is determined to revive his                                          Why is it important for young girls to have
                                           prized garage business, which is in deep debt and in                                                     strong female role models who are good
                                           danger of being sold. The film crackles with infectious                                                  business women?
                                           energy and style, capturing a vividly contemporary view of                                               Why is it important to have a good
                                           South Africa. Inspired by the possibilities of a modern African                                          business mentor when developing a new
                                           aesthetic AYANDA explores the core theme of how we let                                                   idea?
                                           go of the things and people we love.
                                                                                                                                                    What do you think the rights of women
    Ayanda                                                                                                                                          why do you think so many struggle to be
                                                                                                                                                    financially independet?
 Directed by Sara Blecher
                                                                                                                                                    Do you know people like Ayanda?
    Languages: English

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                                                                                                                                             contraceptive uptake, reducing the impact of HIV,
                                    regardless of race, religion or social        A Safe and equal society intolerant of all forms of        STIs and cervical cancer and expanding our services
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                                                                                                                                             whenever and wherever possible.
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                                                                                                                                                 Why Is it important to have a solid dream?
                                                                                                                                                 Do you agree that men who need to have power
                                                                                                                                                 over women by using money, gifts or violence to
                                             Shania tells an evocative story of a group of friends                                               control women do not have a healthy sense of what
                                            who encounter life-changing obstacles that mirror                                                    it means to be a man?
                                            the day-to-day challenges faced by many                                                              Why is it important for young girls to have strong
                                                                                                                                                 female role models who are good women?
                                            adolescent girls and young women in Zimbabwe.
                                                                                                                                                 Why should women and girls have equal access to
                                            When the sole guardian of Shaina dies, a series of                                                   education?
                                                                                                                                                 What do you think the rights of women why do you
                                            life-altering events are set in motion that force her to                                             think so many struggle to be financially
                                            find strength to secure her future.                                                                  independent?
                                                                                                                                                  We do not have any choice about the situations we

      Shania                                                                                                                                     are born into, but we do have control over ourselves
                                                                                                                                                 and our actions. For instance, Shine had no control
                                                                                                                                                 over losing her parents or losing Gogo, but she did
Directed by Beautie Masvaure                                                                                                                     have control over what she chose to do about it. Do
          Zimbabwe                                                                                                                               you know people like Shania?
         No under 13
  Languages: English, Shona

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SOUTH AFRICA:                        intervention service is available at no   011 642 4346                                               by decreasing maternal and infant mortality,
                                                                                                                                          averting unsafe, illegal abortions, decreasing the
                                     cost to all sectors of the community      info@powa.co.za                                            number of unwanted pregnancies through
                                                                                                                                          contraceptive uptake, reducing the impact of HIV,
                                     regardless of race, religion or social    A Safe and equal society intolerant of all forms of        STIs and cervical cancer and expanding our services
                                     standing.                                 violence against women and girls in all their diversity,
                                                                                                                                          whenever and wherever possible.
                                                                               where they are treated with respect and dignity and
                                                                               their rights are promoted...
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                                                Poppie Nongena tells the story of a South African
                                                woman, an Afrikaans speaking Xhosa mother,
                                                                                                                                                    How does this film teach you about the
                                                whose life revolves around her family and finding                                                   history of Apartheid laws in South Africa?
                                                stability in a period of insufferable upheaval in the
                                                                                                                                                    Why do many women face the difficult
                                                country. When her husband, Stone, became too ill
                                                                                                                                                    obstacles in accessing equal
                                                to work, Poppie was deemed by the law to be an
                                                                                                                                                    opportunities?
                                                "illegal" resident in her own country. She engaged in
                                                a desperate struggle with the authorities for                                                       How can a national heal from the
                                                permission to stay, moving from house to house,                                                     brutality of Apartheid?
                                                applying for permits, applying for extensions,                                                      Why should women and girls have equal
                                                extensions of extensions, and using every means at                                                  access to education?
                                                her disposal to remain with her children. Caught in                                                 What do you think the rights of women
Poppie Nongena                                  the cross fire of her children's needs, her husband's
                                                illness, community anger and repressive laws, she
                                                                                                                                                    why do you think so many struggle to be
                                                                                                                                                    financially independent?
 Directed by Christiaan Olwagen
                                                was finally forced to give in just as the 1976 riots for                                            Do you know people like Poppie?
           No under 13                          freedom erupted.
  Languages: English, Afrikaans

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 DOING WORK ON                         Helpline South Africa:                    Opposing Women                                             FREE WOMENS CLINICS FOR CONTRACEPTION/HIV
                                                                                                                                            TESTING/ABORTION ACROSS SOUTH AFRICA

 GENDER BASED                          0800 150 150                              Abuse:
                                       24-Hrs                                                                                               0800 11 77 85
 VIOLENCE IN                                                                     011 642 4345
                                       Our 24 hour confidential crisis                                                                      We seek to impact the quality of life in South Africa

 SOUTH AFRICA:                         intervention service is available at no   011 642 4346                                               by decreasing maternal and infant mortality,
                                                                                                                                            averting unsafe, illegal abortions, decreasing the
                                       cost to all sectors of the community      info@powa.co.za                                            number of unwanted pregnancies through
                                                                                                                                            contraceptive uptake, reducing the impact of HIV,
                                       regardless of race, religion or social    A Safe and equal society intolerant of all forms of        STIs and cervical cancer and expanding our services
                                       standing.                                 violence against women and girls in all their diversity,
                                                                                                                                            whenever and wherever possible.
                                                                                 where they are treated with respect and dignity and
                                                                                 their rights are promoted...
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                                                                          Why are people attacking foreign
                                        Once a scholarship student        owned shops?
                                        with a great future, Joshua
                                                                          What can be done by the
                                        dreams of winning a BMX
                                                                          community to end violence and
                                        cycling championship as a
                                                                          xenophobia?
                                        means to finding a better life,
                                        but fate intervenes in the form   Why do so many people come to South Africa
                                        of an accident that shatters      seeking work,
                                        his knee. He is given shelter     Why is it important to have a network of support
                                        and a job by Mambo who            around you?
                                        houses refugee teenagers
                                                                          What can you do if you know someone who has a
                                        from all over Africa. When
                                                                          experienced xenophobic violence?
                                        Joshua meets Olivia, a
                                        talented young dancer of          Why is it important for people to be honest about their
                                        mixed race from a well-to-do      struggles?
                                        family, it brings him into a      Why is it so hard for men to be honest when they are
                                        world he has never known          suffering with money?
                                        before. Her insights cast a
                                                                          Why are so many South Africans prejudice and
                                        shadow over Mambo's               xenophobic to people from other African countries
                                        agenda and cause Joshua to        when borders between African countries were
Riding with Sugar                       rise above all odds and find a
                                        way to a brighter future.
                                                                          invented by colonial powers?
 Directed by Sunu Gonera                                                  Why are so many South Africans prejudice and
            NO UNDER 13                                                   xenophobic to people from other African countries
          Languages: English                                              when they protected our struggle activists and
      Xenophobia Theme                                                    provide them with safe passage during exile?
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                                            When an old villager insists
                                            on attending school so he      What role does this film have in
                                            can learn to read,
                                            everyone learns that it's      inspiring children to stay in
                                            never too late to dream.       school?
                                            The First Grader is a 2010
                                            biographical drama film        What is the long-term impact of
                                            directed by Justin             colonialism on a society?
                                            Chadwick. It stars Naomie
                                            Harris, Oliver Litondo, and    Why is it important for African
                                            Tony Kgoroge. The film is      children to experience stories
                                            based on the true story of
                                            Kimani Maruge, a Kenyan        about Africa and stories about
                                            farmer who enrolled in         elders who do not give up?
                                            elementary school at the
                                            age of 84 following the        Is it interesting to you that the
                                            Kenyan government's            story is set in Kenya - yet relates to
                                            announcement of free
                                            universal primary education    where you live?
                                            in 2003.
                                                                           What other kinds of similar stories
 The First Grader                                                          could you imagine being told in
    Directed by Justin Chadwick                                            your community?
      Heritage/Family Friendly
Languages: Swahili with English Subtitles
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                                                                           What role does this film have in
                                                                           inspiring children to to tell their own
                                                                           stories?
                                            Jo is a young girl living in
                                            a small village in Kenya.      What does it make you feel when you
                                            It's her dream to become       watch a film about such a strong
                                            a super-heroine, but           female character who is terminally ill?
                                            unfortunately these
                                            ambitions are hindered         Film is supposed to show something
                                            by her impending               that you didn’t imagine before - how
                                            terminal illness. As an        does Supermodo do that?
                                            attempt to make her            Why is it important for African children
                                            desires possible the whole
                                                                           to experience stories about Africa and
                                            village is plotting a genius
                                            plan with the goal to
                                                                           stories about strong female character?
                                            make her wish come true.       What does the film make audiences
                                                                           think about self-esteem, imagination,
                                                                           or sense of inspiration or ambition?
     Supermodo                                                             What other kinds of similar stories could
    Directed by Likarion Wainaina                                          you imagine being told in your
 Family Friendly                                                           community?
Languages: Swahili with English Subtitles
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                                          A Swazi girl embarks on a     What role does this film have in
                                          dangerous quest to rescue     inspiring children to to tell their
                                          her young twin brothers.
                                          This animated African tale    own stories?
                                          is born in the imaginations   What are the long term impacts
                                          of five orphaned children
                                          in Swaziland who              on HIV not being treated?
                                          collaborate to tell a story   Why is it important for African
                                          of perseverance drawn
                                          from their darkest
                                                                        children to experience stories
                                          memories and brightest        about Africa and stories about
                                          dreams. Their fictional       strong female character?
                                          character's journey is
                                          interwoven with poetic        What does the film make
                                          and observational             audiences think about self-
                                          documentary scenes to         esteem, cultural pride, or sense of
                                          create a genre-defying
                                          celebration of collective     inspiration or ambition?
                                          storytelling.                 What other kinds of similar stories
              Liyana                                                    could you imagine being told in
Directed by Aaron Kopp & Amanda Kopp                                    your community?
        Heritage/Family Friendly
     Languages: English + Subtitles
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                                     After his herd rejects him     What role does art have in
                                     for having only half his
                                     stripes, a young zebra         shifting peoples’ views of
                                     (Jake T. Austin) sets out on   Africa?
                                     a mis- sion across the
                                     Karoo Desert to find the       Why is it important for African
                                     legendary water hole           children to experience stories
                                     where the first zebras got
                                     their distinctive markings.    about Africa and wildlife from
                                     The film stars the voices of   Africa?
                                     Jake T. Austin, Steve
                                     Buscemi, Loretta Devine,       Is it interesting to you that the
                                     Laurence Fishburne,            voices for the main characters
                                     Richard E. Grant, Anna
                                     Sophia Robb, Catherine         in this African animation are
                                     Tate, and Liam Neeson.         Hollywood stars from America?
                                     Release date: 25 October
                                     2013 Director: Anthony         What other kinds of children
                                     Silverston                     friendly stories could you
     Khumba                                                         imagine being told through
Directed by Anthony Silverston
  Animation, Family Friendly                                        animation?
      Languages: English
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                                    Zambezia (also known as Adventures in
                                    Zambezia) is a 2012 English-language
                                    South African 3D computer-animated
                                    adventure film. The film was directed by
                                                                                 What role does art have in
                                    Wayne Thornley, written by Andrew
                                    Cook, Raffaella Delle Donne, and             shifting peoples’ views of
                                    Anthony Silverston, and starring the
                                    voices of Jeremy Suarez, Abigail Breslin,    Africa?
                                    Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy, and
                                    Samuel L. Jackson with supporting roles
                                    done by Jim Cummings, Richard E.
                                                                                 Why is it important for African
                                    Grant, Jenifer Lewis, Jamal Mixon, and
                                    David Shaughnessy. It is the first film      children to experience stories
                                    produced by Triggerfish Animation
                                    Studios and distributed by Cinema            about Africa and wildlife from
                                                                                 Africa?
                                    Management Group and Sony Pictures
                                    in English territories.
                                    Kai is a naive, but high-spirited young
                                    Peregrine falcon who lives with his father
                                    Tendai. After a visit from Gogo and Tini,    Is it interesting to you that the
                                    Kai travels to "Zambezia", a bustling bird
                                    city on the edge of the majestic Victoria    voices for the main characters
                                                                                 in this African animation are
                                    Falls where he discovers the truth about
                                    his origins and learns how to be part of
                                    the community. While learning of his
                                    father's past, Kai ends up having to work    Hollywood stars from America?
                                    with Zambezia's defenders called the
                                    "Hurricanes" to protect Zambezia from
                                    Budzo, a monstrous rock-monitor who          What other kinds of children
                                                                                 friendly stories could you
                                    has persuaded the Marabous (who have
                                    been left out of the development of

   Zambezia
                                    Zambezia) to help him with his invasion.
                                                                                 imagine being told through
Directed by Wayne Thornley
 Animation, Family Friendly                                                      animation?
     Languages: English
DOCUMENTARY
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                                                         The Soweto uprising of 1976 is well documented:                                                      What role did the 1976 student protests
                                                         students peacefully protested the mandatory inclusion                                                have in ending Apartheid rule? What role
                                                         of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction. By nightfall over                                           did the parents play during the uprising?
                                                         200 lay dead. The less well-documented ‘76 protest                                                   What is the long-term impact of
                                                         action by activists in Bonteheuwel, Langa and the                                                    colonialism on a society?
                                                         Cape Flats, and student deaths, are the heart of this                                                Are youth voices heard in the media
                                                         film. Personal reflections of struggle stalwarts Fatima                                              now?
                                                         Dike, Dr Mongane Wally Serote and Duma Ndlovu                                                        What similarities are there between the
                                                         consid- er the states’ brutal response, the influence of                                             youth of 76 and the current generation?
                                                         the Black Consciousness Movement and their                                                           Do you believe the uprising was key to the
                                                         disappoint- ment with the current state of the nation. It’s                                          resistance and the fight against the
                                                         a glimpse into 70s SA, the cost of the fight for education                                           apartheid government?
                                                         and freedom, and especially relevant 40 years later as
                                                                                                                                                              What is the Black Consciousness
                                                         university students take on the ANC government de-
                                                                                                                                                              movement?
                                                         manding free, quality education.
                                                                                                                                                              How did the Bantu Education system take
          Uprize!                                                                                                                                             away from black identity?
       By Sifiso Khanyile                                                                                                                                     What identity was being taught through
         NO UNDER 13                                                                                                                                          Bantu Education?
      Languages: English
                                                                                                                                                              Was it possible to imagine a positive black
 Education Theme: Documentary                                                                                                                                 identity under Bantu Education?
                                                                                                                                                              What impact does art have on black
                                                                                                                                                              identity?
                                                                                                                                                              What would a truly African education
ORGANISATION
                                                                                                                         Child Welfare SA
                                      Equal Education:                                                                   Report neglect or abuse of a
                                                                                                                                                              system look like?

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                                                                                                                         child: 0861 4 CHILD (24453)          How can art be used within your
                                      equaleducation.org.za
                                                                                                                         National: (011) 452-4110             community to educate?
                                      info.easterncape@equaleducation.org.za
IMPROVING                             Equal Education was founded in February 2008. EE is a community and
                                                                                                                         E-mail: info@childwelfaresa.org.za   Why are protests such an important
                                                                                                                                                              symbol of democracy in South Africa?
STANDARDS OF                          membership-based movement who is striving for quality and equality in the South    Website:
                                      African education system, through campaigns based on research and policy           www.childwelfaresa.org.za
                                      analysis.

EDUCATION IN SA:
                                                                                                                         Corruption Watch Toll Free Line:
                                      TELEPHONE/WHATSAPP: 021 361 0127                                                   0800 023 456
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                                                                                                                                                            How does poor access to good quality
                                                                               An unflinching look at the #FeesMustFall student
                                                                                                                                                            education affect people of South Africa
                                                                               movement that burst onto the South African political
                                                                                                                                                            in relation to their access to economic
                                                                               landscape in 2015 as a protest over the cost of
                                                                                                                                                            opportunities?
                                                                               education, and morphed into the most militant
                                                                               national revolt since the country’s first democratic                         Based on the government poor service
                                                                               elections in 1994. The story is told by four student                         delivery, do you think the government
                                                                               leaders at Wits University and their Vice Chancellor,                        need more time or it is completely failing
                                                                               Adam Habib, a left-wing, former anti-apartheid                               to empower people of South Africa?
                                                                               student activist. When Habib’s efforts to contain the                        One may argue that the government
                                                                               protest fail, he brings 1000 police on to campus. There                      cannot afford to provide free education
                                                                               are dire consequences for the young leaders: Mcebo                           as then the facilities/infrastructure will
                                                                               Dlamini is arrested and charged with serious offences,                       suffer - do you agree with this statement?
                                                                               Shaeera Kalla is shot 13 times with rubber-coated
                                                                                                                                                            “Giving people free education can be
                                                                               bullets; others, fearing the involvement of the state
                                                                                                                                                            seen as “spoon feeding”, the
                                                                               security agencies, are forced into hiding.
                                                                                                                                                            government should create more jobs
Everything Must Fall                                                                                                                                        instead. What are your thoughts on the
                                                                                                                                                            above statement?
      Directed by Rehad Desai
            NO UNDER 16                                                                                                                                     What is the role that can be played by
          Languages: English                                                                                                                                young people in empowering other
                                                                                                                                                            young people who don't have access to
  Student Rights, Fees Must Fall Movement                                                                                                                   education?
                                                                                                                                                            What is the role that can be played by
                                                                                                                                                            the private sector in assisting people
                                                                                                                                                            struggling to access education?

ORGANISATION                                Ikamva Youth:                                                                   Stand No. 1603, 4409 Bluegum
                                                                                                                            Street, Ebony Park Ext 3,
                                                                                                                                                            It has been 25 years since democracy,
                                                                                                                                                            can we really continuously blame the

DOING WORK ON
                                            Our mission is to enable disadvantage youth to pull themselves and each         Midrand, 1685                   apartment government for the in justices
                                            other out of poverty and into tertiary education or employment. We have a
                                            track record of achieving this mission. IkamvaYouth provides a safe space for                                   of the past?
                                                                                                                            NOMPUMEZO MAKINANA
IMPROVING
                                            learners to be after class ends, where they receive help with their homework
                                            and a host of other services and support to ensure they succeed. Since our      Branch Coordinator, Joza |      Do you think that the Fees Must Fall
                                            humble beginnings, we have grown from one branch to more than fifteen
                                            and support over 5,000 learners per year through our various programmes.                                        movement was successful?
STUDENT MARKS                               Contact info: LERATO KHENE
                                                                                                                            046 637 1242 / 074 686 5140
                                                                                                                            nompumezo@ikamvayouth.org

IN SOUTH AFRICA:
                                            Branch Coordinator,Ivory Park |                                                 2 Sani Street, Joza Location,
                                            011 050 1228                                                                    Grahamstown 6139
                                            lerato@ikamvayouth.org
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                                                       AUDIENCE FACILITATION:                                      IMPROVING HOUSING,
                                                                                                                   SERVICE DELIVERY &
                                             What is the long-term impact of colonialism on a society?             SANITATION ACCESS:
                                                                                                                   _______________________________________________
                                             How does poor living conditions affect people of South Africa in
                                             relation to their health, access to different resources including     SERI: Socio
                                             clinics, ambulances?
                                             Based on the government poor service delivery, do you think the
                                                                                                                   Economic Rights
                                             government need more time or it is completely failing to              Institute of South
                                             empower people of South Africa?
                                             One may argue that people living in Shacks are just lazy on
                                                                                                                   Africa
                                             building their own houses. What are your thoughts on that             SERI was established as a non-profit
                                             statement?                                                            company in 2009. It is a South African
                                                                                                                   human rights organisation which
                                             As we understand that poor living conditions may lead to crime.       provides professional assistance to
                                             Can we actually use that statement as the motive behind crime         individuals, communities and social
                                                                                                                   movements seeking to protect and
                                             or we can simply rely on the “free will” approach, meaning            advance their socio-economic rights.
                                             people choose to commit crime.                                        These are the rights to housing, water,
                                                                                                                   healthcare services, fair labour
                                             “Giving people free houses can be seen as “spoon feeding”, the        practices, electricity, sanitation, a clean
                                             government should create more jobs instead. What are your             and healthy environment, education

    Dear Mandela                             thoughts on the above statement?
                                             What is the role that can be played by young people in
                                                                                                                   and various children’s rights, which are
                                                                                                                   grounded in South Africa’s Constitution.
                                                                                                                   SERI also seeks to protect the sites within
       Directed by Dara Kell                 empowering people living in shacks?                                   which people campaign for the
                                                                                                                   protection and advancement of these
              NO UNDER 13                    What is the role that can be played by the private sector in          rights. We work to protect the political
            Languages: English               assisting people living in eMjondolo?                                 spaces in which socio-economic rights
                                                                                                                   activists, social movements, community-
              Housing Theme                  It has been 24 years since democracy, can we really continuously      based organisations, and trade unions
                                             blame the apartment government for the in justices of the past?       are able to express themselves freely,
                                                                                                                   assemble and protest without unjustified
SYNOPSIS                                     Among other issues that affect the government and people of
                                             South Africa, including unemployment, Fees must fall, crime etc.,
                                                                                                                   state interference, and be free from
                                                                                                                   arbitrary arrest and detention.
                                             why do you think the priority should be given to homeless people
 Abahlali base Mjondolo, the term is in      of South Africa.
 isiZulu which refers to the people who      People have lost hope, especially on voting for different political   Contact:
 stay in shacks, is a South African social   parties in South Africa because of empty promises. What do you
                                             think can be the best solution moving forward?
                                                                                                                   sanele@seri-sa.org
 movement of poor, mainly African
 people centred on the city of Durban.                                                                             011 356 5860
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                                                                                 AUDIENCE FACILITATION:                                    IMPROVING HOUSING,
                                                                                                                                           SERVICE DELIVERY &
                                                                       What is the long-term impact of colonialism on a society?           SANITATION ACCESS:
                                                                                                                                           _______________________________________________
                                                                       How does poor living conditions affect people of South Africa in
                                                                       relation to their health, access to different resources including   SERI: Socio
                                                                       clinics, ambulances?
                                                                       Do you think many people still carry deep psychological scars
                                                                                                                                           Economic Rights
                                                                       from Apartheid - do you know people who are like that? What         Institute of South
                                                                       support do they have?
                                                                       Is the rainbow nation a myth?
                                                                                                                                           Africa
                                                                                                                                           SERI was established as a non-profit
                                                                       Did Mandela bring freedom to all South Africans?
                                                                                                                                           company in 2009. It is a South African
                                                                       Did the Truth and Reconciliation Commission do enough to bring      human rights organisation which
                                                                                                                                           provides professional assistance to
                                                                       the country together?
                                                                                                                                           individuals, communities and social
                                                                       Is South Africa a unified country 25 years into the new             movements seeking to protect and
                                                                                                                                           advance their socio-economic rights.
                                                                       Democracy
                                                                                                                                           These are the rights to housing, water,
                                                                       What do you think will create more unity, less crime and more       healthcare services, fair labour
                                                                                                                                           practices, electricity, sanitation, a clean
                                                                       equality in the country?
                                                                                                                                           and healthy environment, education

1994: The Bloody Miracle                                               Do you think 25 years is a long enough time to see real changes?
                                                                       Based on the government poor service delivery, do you think the
                                                                                                                                           and various children’s rights, which are
                                                                                                                                           grounded in South Africa’s Constitution.
                                                                                                                                           SERI also seeks to protect the sites within
 Directed by Bert Haitsma & Meg Rickards                               government needs more time or it is completely failing to           which people campaign for the
                                                                                                                                           protection and advancement of these
                          NO UNDER 13                                  empower people of South Africa?
                                                                                                                                           rights. We work to protect the political
                      Languages: English                               “Giving people free houses can be seen as “spoon feeding”, the      spaces in which socio-economic rights
                                                                                                                                           activists, social movements, community-
                                                                       government should create more jobs instead. What are your
   New South Africa/Democracy/Post Apartheid Themes                                                                                        based organisations, and trade unions
                                                                       thoughts on the above statement?                                    are able to express themselves freely,
                                                                                                                                           assemble and protest without unjustified
  SYNOPSIS                                                             What is the role that can be played by young people in
                                                                       empowering the country?
                                                                                                                                           state interference, and be free from
                                                                                                                                           arbitrary arrest and detention.
                                                                       What is the role that can be played by the private sector in
     As South Africa celebrates its 25Th anniversary of the
     advent of democracy in 1994, it's hard to believe that the        assisting people living in poor conditions?
     'Mandela Miracle' nearly didn't happen. In an orgy of             It has been 25 years since democracy, can we really                 Contact:
     countrywide violence, some were intent on derailing the
     first free elections. Now for the first time, those responsible
     for countless deaths and widespread mayhem explain
                                                                       continuously blame the apartment government for the in justices
                                                                       of the past?
                                                                                                                                           sanele@seri-sa.org
     how they nearly brought South Africa to its knees. 1994 is a
     chilling look at what these hard men did to thwart
                                                                                                                                           011 356 5860
     democracy and how they have made an uneasy peace
     with the 'Rainbow Nation' in their own different ways.
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                                                                     In August 2012, mineworkers in one of South Africa's                How does the film deconstruct pre-
                                                                     biggest platinum mines began a strike for better                    conceived notions of a worker’s place in
                                                                     wages. Six days into the protests, the police used                  society?
                                                                     live ammunition to brutally suppress it, killing 34 and             What are some of the new ways that we
                                                                     injuring many more. In August 2012, mineworkers in                  understand the Marikana massacre as
                                                                     one of South Africa’s biggest platinum mines                        well as the mining sector by following the
                                                                     began a wildcat strike for better wages. Six days                   film story?
                                                                     into the strike, the police used live ammunition to
                                                                     brutally suppress the strike, killing 34 and injuring               How has government and Lonmin Mine
                                                                     many more.The police insisted that they shot in self-               worked to appease the people of
                                                                     defense. Miners Shot Down tells a different story,                  Marikana?
                                                                     one that unfolds in real time over seven days, like a               Are miners/workers respected in our
                                                                     ticking time bomb.                                                  communities?
                                                                                                                                         Are workers rights for men and women the
                                                                     Showing this film is not to highlight a political                   same? Should they be?
                                                                     agenda but do unpack the atrocity and how it has
Miners Shot Down
                                                                                                                                         How can we make mining corporations
                                                                     affected South Africa.                                              more responsible for the communities
     Directed by Rehad Desai                                                                                                             they extract labour from?
           NO UNDER 16                                                                                                                   What is the role of documentary film in
          Languages: English                                                                                                             activism? Whats does this film stir up in you
                                                                                                                                         as an audience member?
          Workers Rights Themes
                                                                                                                                         Has there been any socio-economic
                                                                                                                                         transformation in Marikana since the
                                                                                                                                         slaying of the miners
                                                                                                                                         -Have the community members and

ORGANISATION                          Lawyers for Human Rights                                                     JHB: (011) 339 1960
                                                                                                                   ——————————
                                                                                                                                         families of the slain mineworkers been
                                                                                                                                         given a platform to gain closure?

DOING WORK ON                         (LHR):                                                                       Musina:               How can the South African public better
                                                                                                                   +27 (15) 534 2203     engage government to take more
IMPROVING
                                      LHR is an independent human rights organisation with over 35 years of
                                      human rights activism and public interest litigation in South Africa. The    ——————————            accountability for the Marikana Massacre
                                      organisation uses the law as a positive instrument for change and to                               now that Cyril Ramaphosa is president?
                                                                                                                   PTA: (012) 320 2943
WORKER’S
                                      deepen the democratisation of South African society. It provides free
                                      legal services to vulnerable, marginalised and indigent individuals and
                                      communities, both non- national and South African victims of unlawful        ——————————
RIGHTS:                                                                                                            KZN: 031 301 0531
                                      infringements of their constitutional rights.
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