Südliches Afrika

EGOLI - My South African Home Movie

Jens Meurer
Germany 1996 | 90 Min. | 16 mm, OmeU
Q&A with: Jens Meurer
South Africans after Apartheid are get­ting to know strange things about each other: even after a his­to­ry of oppres­sion and injus­tice, they can and want to live togeth­er. Sweet revenge … read more

GHETTO DIARIES - Part 1

Amos Sereme, Lindiwe Madondo
South Africa 1996 | 25 Min. | Hi8, OmeU
Q&A with: Don Edkins
This episode is divid­ed into two seg­ments. The first tells the story of Amos, an ex-gang­ster. He spends most of his time at home, trapped, trying to avoid his many … read more

GHETTO DIARIES - Part 3

ACROSS THE DIVIDE

Lucky Mngceke, Nombasa
South Africa 1996 | 25 Min. | Hi8, OmeU
Q&A with: Don Edkins
A migrant gold mine worker doc­u­ments his life. His wife in the Transkei was trained to use a camera, even though she has never seen tele­vi­sion before. Their life is … read more

PEOPLEJUST LIKE US

Kevin Harris
South Africa 1996 | 52 Min. | BetaSP, OmeU
This doc­u­men­tary looks at the sit­u­a­tion of both the home­less & the house­less com­mu­ni­ties in South Africa today and the extent to which these con­stituen­cies of mar­gin­alised people are orga­niz­ing … read more

THE BROKEN STRING

THE BEGINNINGS OF LAND REFORM IN SOUTH AFRICA

Don Edkins, Laurence Dworkin
South Africa 1996 | 74 Min. | BetaSP, OmeU
Q&A with: Don Edkins
For mil­lions of South Africans the trauma of the past and the pover­ty of today is a result of their being forced off the land, a process which has occurred … read more

THE TREE OF OUR FOREFATHERS

Licinio Azevedo
Great Britain, Mozambique 1994 | 53 Min. | BetaSP, OmeU
During Mozambique’s brutal 15 year civil war, one and a half mil­lion Mozam­bi­cans fled to seek refuge in neigh­bour­ing coun­tries. There was no time to bid farewell, no time to … read more