This film deals with the complexities of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's life

2017-05-28 22:00

The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival is back with its usual compelling mix of local, African and black diaspora films. #Trending reviewers each picked a documentary to watch ahead of the fest.

This intimate look at power lost will leave a lasting impression

2017-05-28 16:00

Return of a President looks like any episode of Special Assignment, but there is plenty of contemporary, post-colonial history to learn, and the story leaves a lasting impression.

This local documentary packs a big punch

2017-05-28 09:00

This Land is a short (48 minutes) documentary by Miki Redelinghuys that packs a big punch.


Raoul Peck's I Am Not Your Negro is a beautiful grenade

2017-05-28 18:00

There are many extraordinary things about Haitian film maker Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro.

This doccie about a SA photographer is worth the watch

2017-05-28 15:00

For the better half of the past century, celebrated South African lensman David Goldblatt has turned his camera away from himself, focusing rather on the changing South African landscape.

5 must-see doccies at the Encounters Festival

2017-05-28 06:00

With more than 60 documentaries at this year’s Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, it’s going to be difficult to choose what to see. We’ve picked some of our favourites:.

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