You searched for:

Language
:
Afrikaans (also in)
x
Source
:
Library Catalog
x
17 entries
Refine search
Browser-rss

Search Results:

Number
Remove Star
Title
Format
Year
Location & Availability
Call #
1.

Muros

Loading...
When the Berlin Wall fell, we filed the idea of the separation walls as part of the past. The reality is exactly the opposite. Never before have so many walls been built. There are thousands of kilometers of fences, fences, barbed wire and walls in the most distant and different parts of the planet. This film tells real stories of people living on both sides of very different walls.
DVD
2017; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
2.

Walls

Loading...
The world is increasingly divided by walls, physically separating the human beings living on either side of them. Brilliant editing connects people living and working on both sides of the controversial barriers between Mexico and the U.S., Spain and Morocco, Israel and Palestine and South Africa and Zimbabwe. This cinematic investigation explores the building and maintenance of these WALLS as a growing global phenomenon.
Online
2015
3.

Mapantsula

Loading...
Panic is a mapantsula, a Zulu term for a petty crook. Set in South Africa, he is imprisoned with anti-apartheid activists. There he is transformed into a man willing to become involved with social change.
DVD
2008; 1988
Clemons (Stacks)
4.

Vénus Noire

Loading...
Indiqué sur la jaquette : La trajectoire douloureuse de Sarah Baartman, femme-esclave ramenée en 1810 d'Afrique du Sud vers la vieille Europe. Du public londonien des foires aux monstres, en passant par les salons libertins parisiens et jusqu'à l'Académie Royale de Médecine, cette femme va subir tous les outrages, toutes les exhibitions possibles.
DVD
2011; 2009
Clemons (Item is on order)
5.

21 Up South Africa: Mandela's Children

Loading...
In South Africa a group of children, first filmed in 1992 at the age of 7, are now 21. Rich and poor, black, white and mixed race, these fascinating and revealing portraits offer unique insights into the social and political upheavals that have occurred throughout South Africa since the crumbling of apartheid. From township slums to apartheid-era mansions to the bushveldt, these children, now young adults, have experienced a multitude of change. See them age from 7 to 21 and learn that AIDS has claimed the lives of three of these children.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
6.

Hip Hop Revolution

Loading...
"Using an experimental narrative style, South African filmmaker Weaam Williams has infused her film with a texture and life that breathes with every cut. "Hip Hop Revolution" is first an exploration of the lives of a generation so touched by this genre and its culture that they are inspired to question, survive and conquer an unjust political system. Through the struggles of DJs, B-Boys, MCs and creative graffiti artists, "Hip Hop Revolution" depicts an element of hip hop so often forgotten - its power to inspire and catalyze change"--Container.
DVD
2007
Clemons (By Request)
7.

Tsotsi

Loading...
A young man running with a criminal gang on the streets of Johannesburg, Tsotsi - a nickname meaning thug - is immersed in a world of violence that seems to leave him unaffected, until he discovers an infant in the backseat of a car he has stolen.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Promised Land

Loading...
"Taken to England as an adolescent by his recently deceased mother, London lawyer George Neething (Nick Boraine) now returns to a homeland he barely remembers to settle her estate -- notably some farmlands inhabited these last decades by a man named Uncle Pieter. Getting lost en route, Neething is taken in for the night by a welcoming yet vaguely threatening family scarred by both drought and resentment toward post-colonial policies. Turns out the family is in cahoots with a local white supremacist movement whose sneering leader Gerhard (Ian Roberts) is planning a terrorist attack -- as well as his marriage to reluctant Carla (Yvonne Van Den Bergh)." -- Variety website.
DVD
2009; 2002; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

The Drilling Fields

Loading...
Looks at the land rights dispute in the Niger delta area between the Nigerian government, the indigenous Ogoni people and the Shell Oil Company.
DVD
1994
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Forgiveness

Loading...
A former policeman tortures and kills an ANC activist. He is granted amnesty for his crime but does not feel his guilt can be assuaged until the family can forgive him.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

The Gods Must Be Crazy II

Loading...
Xixo, an African Bushman, lives deep in the desert and follows the ways of his ancestors. His children become accidental stowaways on a poachers' truck and Xixo sets out to find them. Along the way he runs into various "civilized" people whom he has to rescue and protect from the wilderness!
VHS
1990
Ivy (By Request)
12.

The Fortune Cookie

Loading...
A TV cameraman, trampled by a half-back while shooting a football game, and his shyster brother-in-law team up to defraud an insurance company in a million dollar law suit.
DVD
2001; 1966
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

The Quarry

Loading...
After a mysterious fugitive kills a man on a deserted road near a small South African coastal town, he takes on the identity of his victim- a Baptist minister who is coming to take over the local church. While the town residents unknowingly accept the fugitive as their new minister, the local police captain discovers the body and arrests two petty thieves for the crime.
DVD
1998
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

A Red Ribbon Around My House

Loading...
A mother and daughter are in crisis because of their different responses to AIDS. The mother, Pinky, is flamboyant and open about the fact that she is HIV-positive. The daughter, Ntombi, battles to be just like everyone else. Her mother's refusal to be passive in the face of AIDS sets them both apart.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
15.

House of Love

Loading...
This film explores the lives of sex-workers in the small Namibian harbor of Walvis Bay. The women are dependent for the business on the brief visits of foreign shipping trawlers. They give insights into the choices they have made and why they have made them. Their conflicts center around notions of love, sex, sin, and redemption, while the threat of HIV/AIDS exists only in the background.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
16.

Guilty

Loading...
Guilty dramatizes the HIV-related issues of blame, trust and responsibility, and examines preconceptions concerning high-risk groups and how these assumptions not only lead to denial but can further stigmatize HIV. Follows Meg, a white woman, who is making a film about the spread of HIV in underdeveloped areas.; The moment features men and women from different backgrounds who share their most personal thoughts about courtship and sexual behavior. The discuss the six stages of seduction: the moment you meet, the moment you connect, the moment you seduce, the moment you kiss, the moment you take your clothes off, and the moment before penetration. A caption asks us: at which moment do you decide to use a condom?
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
17.

Proteus

Loading...
A fact-based interracial gay love story of two men incarcerated in the infamous South African Robben Island prison in the 18th century. Claas Blank, a Khoi herder, was unjustly imprisoned for stealing cattle. Rijkhaart Jacobsz, a withdrawn Dutch sailor, was imprisoned for the crime of homosexuality. The two were placed on trial for sodomy and the film is based partly on court transcripts from the time.
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)