Enc2019: Shorts Programme

Tue. Jun 11, 2019 at 6:45pm SAST
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The Bioscope is proud to once again host The Encounters Documentary Film Festival in Johannesburg.



Bromwell Street  

Dir.  Simphiwe Dhlamini

2019|South Africa|13 minutes

A human story of people feeling as though they’ve been thrown away by the current regime


Changing lives through dance 

2019| South Africa|12 minutes

Director:  Jade Simpson

Dancing has changed the lives of many, including Crystal Engelbrecht.


Ek Staan Nog Sterk (Still I Stand)  (W/P)

Director: Octavia Sonyane

2019|South Africa|12 minutes

Andrew lost his wife of 30 years. He is heartbroken, but still, he stands.


Friends of the Liesbeek

Dir.  Andrya Blagusz

2019 | South Africa |10 mins

An initiative, started 25 years ago, that combats litter and waste water pollution in the Liesbeek river.


2019 | UK|South Africa|19 minutes

Dir Shaun Nelson

Mampuse and Ben, spend their days collecting and selling recyclable materials


Makukhanye (Let There Be Light) 

2018| South Africa|6 minutes

Director: Olwethu Mdala

No matter one’s past or the darkness that haunts it, light can always be found.


Still a Man   

Director: Godfrey Pandeka

2019| South Africa|12 minutes

Albinism within Xhosa culture and the conflicting nature of living with albinism and going through initiation.


Street Survival

Dir. Cédric Choo

2019|South Africa|15 minutes

Street Survival, follows Tumisang Kokorwe as he spends 24 hours as a homeless person.



South Africa|2019|14 minutes

Director: Kiyindou Yamakasi

Jessica needs to let go of pain and heal herself before she can heal her family.



South Africa|2018|5 minutes

Dir. Jessie Ayles

Three girls find a sense of freedom and security on their surfboards

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The Bioscope Independent Cinema 286 Fox Street
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2001
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