South Africa


    Film Professionals

    Lizelle Bisschoff | Film Scholar | Founder, Organizer Africa in Motion Film Festival Edinburgh
Tinso Mungwe | Durban Film Society Chairwoman  
Eve Rantseli | Executive Officer, Women of the Sun


    Gilli Apter, 2005.
    Sue Bruce
    Seipati Bulane-Hopa | General Secretary, FEPACI
    Fumane Diseko
    Nozizwe Ginindza

    Katinka Heyns

    Rina Jooste
    Palesa ka Letlaka-Nkosi
    Busisiwe Mary-Ann Mandishona
    Letebele Masemola-Jones | Producer

    Lodi Matsetela
    Angie Mills

    Zanele Mthembu
Lesedi Mogoatlhe
    Zanele Muholi

    Kethiwe Ngcobo
    Zulfah Otto-Sallies

    Maganthrie Pillay
    Elaine Proctor

    Meg Rickards
Minky Schlesinger
    Bridget Thompson
    Ruth Weiss
    Lindy Wilson



Note that South Africa was under white-minority rule until 1994. The important filmmaker Lionel Ngakane worked in exile in Britain, but return to South Africa in 1994, he died in 2003.




Ruth Weiss. South Africa Belongs to Us. 1980.
Lindy Wilson. Last Supper in Horsley Street. Documentary, 1983.
Lindy Wilson. Crossroads. Documentary, 1983.
Lindy Wilson. Out of Despair | Ithuseng. Documentary, 1984.
Lindy Wilson. Robben Island Our University. Documentary, 1988.

Lindy Wilson. The Mont Fleur Scenarios. Documentary, 1992.
Lindy Wilson. Sefela sa Tsela/A Travelling Song. Video, color, 54 min., documentary, 1993.
Bridget Thompson. Ernest Wancoba at Home. Video, 26 min., documentary, 1995.
Kethiwe Ngcobo
(UK) Rhythm and Rights (Primetime South Africa TV series, 110 minutes), 1995-96.
Palesa ka Letlaka-Nkosi. Mamlambo. Color, 20 min., 1997.
Bridget Thompson. Heart and Stone. 1998.
Kethiwe Ngcobo (UK) No Safe Place (part of the Thetha Msawawa TV youth series), 1999.
Kethiwe Ngcobo (UK) Baby Fathers, 27 min., documentary, 1999.


Sue Bruce. Forbidden Fruit, 2000.
Zulfah Otto-Sallies. Raya (Mama Africa Series), 2000.

Renee Rosen (with Xoliswa Sithole). Shouting Silent, 50 min., documentary, 2002.
Xoliswa Sithole (with Renee Rosen). Shouting Silent, 50 min., documentary, 2002.

Omelga Hlengiwe Mthiyane. Body Beautiful, documentary, 2003.
Busisiwe Mary-Ann N Mandishona. Blue Joy, 24 min., 2003.
Bridget Thompson. Our language, our music, our city? (with Abdulkadir Ahmed Said) 2003.

Gilli Apter | South Africa. SA/X. 18 min., 2005.

Maganthrie Pillay. 34 South, 144 min. fiction, 2004.
Omelga Hlengiwe Mthiyane. Ikhaya, documentary, 2004.
Zulfah Otto-Sallies
. Through the Eyes of My Daughter, 49 min. documentary, 2004.
Kethiwe Ngcobo (UK) Belonging (with Minky Schlesinger) 52 min., 2004.
Minky Schlesinger. Belonging (with Kethiwe Ngcobo). 52 mn. Documentary, 2004.

Fumane Diseko. Mixed Blessings (co-director Gillian Schutte), 48 min., documentary, 2006.
Zulfah Otto-Sallies. Don’t Touch, 101 mn., fiction, 2006.

Gilli Apter. Joseph. 2007.

Akiedah Mohamed. Monzamo. Television series, 2008.
Zanele Muholi. What? Video art, 4:12 mn. 2008.
Zanele Muholi. Isangoma: Urban Shaman. 9:40 mn. Documentary, 2008.
Minky Schlesinger. Gugu and Andile. 96 mn. Fiction, 2008.
Hydie Uys.
Hillside. Television series, 2008.
Nozizwe Ginindza. Marula Tree, 2008.
Rina Jooste
Meg Rickards. 1994: The Bloody Miracle (directed with Bert Haitsma). Doc, 90 min. 2014.

Date of Production Not Available

Angie Mills. Sathima Bea Benjamin : A Home Within
Kethiwe Ngcobo (UK) Dumani from the Synergy Series
Kethiwe Ngcobo (UK) Nothembi, Ndebele Queen Of Music
Kethiwe Ngcobo (UK) High Hopes