Category: Documentaries

encounters

Encounters Documentary Festival 2014

I love watching documentaries. I always learn so much. The Encounters Documentary Festival always presents a quandary for me as I have to choose which documentaries to watch due to time limitations. They asked...

Encounters Documentary Festival 2012

Encounters Documentary Festival 2012

I’m a documentary nut. If you look at the documentary review category on this site, you’ll see a stack of reviews. Those are just the ones I reviewed, I’ve seen many more. So you...

Pesticides

Our Daily Poison review

A while backed I reviewed a documentary which impressed me. It was called The World According to Monsanto. It was a documentary about genetic modification of food, a favourite topic of mine (you can...

Inside Job review

Inside Job review

When people around me complain about the corruption of our government in South Africa, my response is always the same. I’d rather have our corrupt government than anyone else’s. The citizens of the United...

Gaslands documentary review

Gaslands documentary review

Imagine you lived somewhere for forty years. Somewhere out in the country where the air is clean and you’re surrounded by open fields and mountains in the distance. You live a simple life, making...

End of the Line review

End of the Line review

When I went to see End of the Line at Nu Metro in the V&A the other night, I was disappointed but not surprised. I was disappointed to see that there were only about...

Tapped review

Tapped review

I can’t remember exactly when I became aware of the problem of bottled water. I do have a post on Relax with Dax (The Scourge of Bottled Water) which was written in April 2006,...

The Yes Men Fix The World documentary review

The Yes Men Fix The World documentary review

I loved this documentary. I had heard about the Yes Men, but it was great to actually see them in action and learn about the various stunts they pulled. Imagine this, the Yes Men...

Change – New SA TV series

Change – New SA TV series

I’ve never really been that impressed with South African TV, but lately that seems to be changing. I wrote about the TV series MAN which has been airing on Friday nights recently. I thought...

A Sea Change review

A Sea Change review

A Sea Change is a gentle documentary, in contrast to some of the documentaries which give you nightmares for months afterwards like Earthlings. This documentary looks at the topic of ocean acidification which is...