Our reporters find themselves in the middle of a Xhosa funeral in Gugulethu. Here they capture the sights and sounds of the traditional Catholic ceremony over-layed with African songs, and the lively wake with plenty of food and friends.
This film follows the life of a woman who was orphaned by HIV/AIDS and now looks after her brother. In ths film we hear how she won Miss Khayelitsha Beauty Contest. After making this film, the story was picked up by Glamour magazine SA. This film is part of a series produced during a training […]
In this video poem, Abu Walid expresses his feelings about his “safe space” and “home” tent within a desperate refugee camp. The film is revealing of the trauma and depression felt by many residents of the camp, and the human desire to build a home wherever we find ourself.
This film was produced by students in WFC’s Level 1 Fictional Short workshop in Ilford, East London. After getting in trouble, Mia, a teenage girl from Poland, faces the threat of being sent back to Poland by her mother. Hoping to stay in the UK, she urges her friends to shape up and make a […]
This short film produced by participants from our Level 2 documentary workshop in Morros dos Prazeres favela, Rio de Janeiro focuses on life in the favela. All footage is shot on a mobile phone and edited by the participants, producing candid interviews with some of the local individuals in the favela.
This film depicts a poignant story of reckless debauchery with dire consequences. ‘The Truth within Our Families’ was created by Grade 11 and 12 students who wanted to say something about alcohol abuse in their communities and its effect on families living at subsistence level.
Nearly 10% of the girls at this school in Balata Refugee Camp are late each morning. See why this is creating problems in this film created by participant’s from WFC’s Documentary Workshop in Palestine.