When Mpho Molotsi loses his mother to Covid-19, he is devastated to lose not only his closest relative, but also a confidant. The film is a portrait of final goodbyes, and follows Mpho and his family as they make final rites amidst the regulatory restrictions for burials during Covid-19.Watch Now
During level 5 of the national lockdown a Congolese man is detained at Lindela, the largest facility for the holding of undocumented migrants in South Africa. In an effort to expose the gross human rights violations that he is subjected to, and the lack of safety regulations around Covid-19, he leaks cell phone video footage to his older brother on the outside.Watch Now
During the Covid-19 lockdown Jeannette Niyidufasha started making Covid-19 protective masks from home with the support of her husband. After her usual business trading closed due to lockdown, she donated extra masks to the unemployed out in the street. Her anxiety around the virus and mask wearing is increased as her daughter heads back to school during the pandemic.Watch Now
Buhle Mdluli is one of the brightest students in her school in Orange Farm who aspires to study medicine. During the Covid-19 lockdown, she and her school friends try to maintain their education through online learning with limited access to devices or the internet while schools remain closed.Watch Now
When South Africa shuts down its borders due to the Corona virus pandemic,Dorcas Driver, 35, a street-smart immigrant responds to a call of desperation, becoming a personal shopper for her starving compatriots in neighbouring Zimbabwe – a country whose mammoth socio-economic troubles have now worsened due to the pandemic.Watch Now
A couple’s journey into parenthood is met with two traumatic losses of pregnancies in 2017 and 2019. During the time when the world is facing a devastating pandemic, Covid-19, the couple is blessed with a son, born during the peak of the pandemic.Watch Now
“Every day I wake up and go to work, to the job that I love but my patients are the enemy. They carry the coronavirus that could kill me.”
This is the story of a dedicated doctor who contracts COVID while attending to his patients. The film explores his ordeal and the effect it has on his family while paying homage to all doctors, nurses and frontline workers.Watch Now
Koketso Mogale Poho, is a blogger, musician, entrepreneur and activist. He was instrumental in the metamorphosis of the Fees Must Fall movement at Wits University and is credited with the rendition of the National Anthem that spirited students across the country. Unfortunately, all the events that happened on the Fees must Fall movement led him to be expelled from Wits. With all his dreams of a degree gone, he was forced to sit back and think again. However, COVID-19 propelled Koketso Poho to put his expulsion from Wits on the backburner and imagine new ways of protest and activism.
Artist-activist Masello Motana fought her battle for affordable housing, occupied a property in 2018, and began planting a food garden on what others used as a dumpsite.
Recognising during the 2020 lockdown that her lack of knowledge is limiting her success, she travels to rural Free State Province to meet Mafusi Molefi, fellow lockdown gardener and rural permaculture teacher, to learn how to get her soil to produce more food – if her plans of self and land restoration are to succeed.
Not only does Masello learn how others relate to and live off the soil, she also discovers a community she never knew she had.
Daughters of The Soil is a spiritual journey of healing and future growth.Watch Now
Dustlands explores the impact of COVID19 on the lives and livelihoods of the San – South Africa’s First People – through the experience of ≠Khomani San traditional leader Oupa Petrus Vaalbooi, 76, whose heartfelt and fascinating vision drives our story.Watch Now