Category: Documentaries

What Would Jesus Buy review

What Would Jesus Buy review

I haven’t watched a documentary for a little while. The screening of this one is another project of While You Were Sleeping. What Would Jesus Buy looks at consumerism in American Culture by following...

Uranium Road review

Uranium Road review

Uranium Road is a documentary about nuclear energy in SA. It takes a look at the history of nuclear energy in SA leading up to the present. I was expecting something about the Pebble...

¿¡Salud!? review

¿¡Salud!? review

This is the last of the 3 films I have chosen to watch at the Tricontinental Film Festival and it is definitely the best. This film looks at the Cuban healthcare system which is the most...

What’s it worth? review

What’s it worth? review

The second film I watched at the Tricontinental Film Festival was called What’s it worth?. The film looks at the impact of aid in Brazil. They estimate that $100m is spent every year in...

Revolucion review

Revolucion review

The Tri-Continental Film Festival is showing at the Ster Kinekor Nouveau in the Waterfront. I went last night to watch the first of 3 documentaries that have caught my eye in the selection on offer....

A World Without Water review

A World Without Water review

I’m glad to say that this is the last documentary I am watching at the Earthnotes Documentary festival, one can only watch so many documentaries and I think I watched one more than that...

A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil review

A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil review

This was an amazingly uplifting documentary to watch. A Convenient Truth is about a city in Brazil called Curitiba, which is one of the most livable cities in the world. They look at various...

Crude Impact review

Crude Impact review

There are a lot of documentaries out there about oil. I say another one at the Earthnotes Documentary festival at the Labia this last weekend called Crude Impact. It covered a lot of the...

Farming the Seas review

Farming the Seas review

Why are there two documentary festivals running at the same time? It’s difficult to get people to support just one, two is not going to be good for attendance levels at either. I’ve been to...

Everything’s Cool review

Everything’s Cool review

I watched a documentary about global warming at the Encounters documentary festival last night called ‘Everything’s Cool’. It’s not a fantastic documentary, I wouldn’t recommend that you inconvenience yourself in order to see it...