Doccie Festival: A chance to encounter brilliance
The 14th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, in its final week in Cape Town and Johannesburg, features the following not-to-be-missed films.
THE AFRICAN CYPHER
Directed by Brian Little
DANCE is a means to succeed in the ghetto. Crews rehearse for the Red Bull Beat Battle.
COCAINE, SUICIDE AND THE MEANING OF LIFE
Directed by Riaan Hendricks
MOTORCYCLING, Namaqualand, a heavy family burden and a cocaine habit all intersect in this heartfelt journey of a man battling his demons.
CAN'T JUST FOLD YOUR ARMS
Directed by William Nessen
IN SOUTH Africa, where rape and violence against women are rampant, a group of men are waving the flag for change.
Directed by Izette Mostert
IN 2006, University of the -Western Cape biotechnology professor Sean Davison helped his mother to end the misery induced by her terminal cancer.
The film charts the turmoil of a loving son.
THE GREAT CONTEMPORARY ART BUBBLE (UK)
Directed by Ben Lewis
SELF-STYLED art provocateur Ben Lewis investigates contemporary art sales in the first decade of the 21st century. - Staff reporter
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