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African Solidarity: Film and Food Festival


As current struggles on the continent continue to make headlines – highlighting the plight of millions of people in Africa today – moments to break bread, exchange information and share stories open real opportunities for tangible solidarity. Tshisimani invites you to a celebration of the stories, s…

 

African Solidarity: Film and Food Festival


As current struggles on the continent continue to make headlines – highlighting the plight of millions of people in Africa today – moments to break bread, exchange information and share stories open real opportunities for tangible solidarity. Tshisimani invites you to a celebration of the stories, s…

Still Dreaming: small acts/BIG STORIES – Tshisimani Youth Arts Festival 2021


From Khayelitsha to across the Cape Flats, young people explore through different performances the issues they really care about: education, gender, the power of words, and the possibilities for alternative stories of…

 
 

Still Dreaming: small acts/BIG STORIES – Tshisimani Youth Arts Festival 2021


From Khayelitsha to across the Cape Flats, young people explore through different performances the issues they really care about: education, gender, the power of words, and the possibilities for alternative stories of…

 

Encounters Film Festival @ Bertha House


This week, between Thursday 17 June & Saturday 19 June, we are proud to be partnering with The Encounters Film Festival to co-host a series of activist films. Mutant – Thursday 17 June, 6pm On Thursday evening, youth from the Cape Flats will be joining us to watch ‘Mutant’….

 

Encounters Film Festival @ Bertha House


This week, between Thursday 17 June & Saturday 19 June, we are proud to be partnering with The Encounters Film Festival to co-host a series of activist films. Mutant – Thursday 17 June, 6pm On Thursday evening, youth from the Cape Flats will be joining us to watch ‘Mutant’….

Film Screening: Roadmap to Apartheid


This award winning film takes a closer look at the apartheid comparison often used to describe the Israeli occupation of Palestine. This documentary is as much a historical document of the rise and fall of apartheid, as it is a film about why many Palestinians feel they are living in an aparteid,…

 
 

Film Screening: Roadmap to Apartheid


This award winning film takes a closer look at the apartheid comparison often used to describe the Israeli occupation of Palestine. This documentary is as much a historical document of the rise and fall of apartheid, as it is a film about why many Palestinians feel they are living in an aparteid,…

 

Film Screening: Lesbians Free Everyone


25 years ago, Lesbians from all over the world arrived at the UN 4th World Conference on Women in Beijing China, and embarked on the biggest lesbian visibility campaign in history. South African queer rights activist Bev Ditsie made history when she became the first openly gay African woman to…

 

Film Screening: Lesbians Free Everyone


25 years ago, Lesbians from all over the world arrived at the UN 4th World Conference on Women in Beijing China, and embarked on the biggest lesbian visibility campaign in history. South African queer rights activist Bev Ditsie made history when she became the first openly gay African woman to…

Migration and Borders – a video education series


Episode 2: Migration and Labour – what early trade unions in Southern Africa teach us about solidarity and internationalism With various sections of South African society loudly beating the drums of xenophobia and painting migrant workers as competition for jobs, services and livelihoods, we…

 
 

Migration and Borders – a video education series


Episode 2: Migration and Labour – what early trade unions in Southern Africa teach us about solidarity and internationalism With various sections of South African society loudly beating the drums of xenophobia and painting migrant workers as competition for jobs, services and livelihoods, we…

 

Away with exclusionary cities


A solidarity expo and launch of occupation diaries created by housing and land activists across Cape Town As the City of Cape Town ramps up its campaign against land occupations, activists are coming together to stand against exclusionary cities and to imagine a city that caters to the needs of its…

 

Away with exclusionary cities


A solidarity expo and launch of occupation diaries created by housing and land activists across Cape Town As the City of Cape Town ramps up its campaign against land occupations, activists are coming together to stand against exclusionary cities and to imagine a city that caters to the needs of its…

Will Expropriation give life to a failing Land Reform programme?


Since the introduction of the phrase “expropriation without compensation”, the debate on the land question has never been the same. Pressure on government to deliver land has intensified, while urban masses have resorted to land occupations in response to growing landlessness, poverty and une…

 
 

Will Expropriation give life to a failing Land Reform programme?


Since the introduction of the phrase “expropriation without compensation”, the debate on the land question has never been the same. Pressure on government to deliver land has intensified, while urban masses have resorted to land occupations in response to growing landlessness, poverty and une…

 

Sell-Out’ or Necessary Compromise: an activist school on the 30th anniversary of the transition to democracy


The view that the settlement that ushered in democracy in 1994 was a ‘sell-out’, ‘betrayal’, an ‘elite pact’ or ‘terrible compromise’ has widespread appeal among activists today….

 

Sell-Out’ or Necessary Compromise: an activist school on the 30th anniversary of the transition to democracy


The view that the settlement that ushered in democracy in 1994 was a ‘sell-out’, ‘betrayal’, an ‘elite pact’ or ‘terrible compromise’ has widespread appeal among activists today….

US power in the Middle East: Anti-imperialist politics in times of global crises & uncertainty


How should South African activists understand continued US meddling in the Middle East? What will be the short- and long-term implications of this for the peoples of the Middle East, for us in South Africa, and for the rest of the world? Given contested meanings of the mass rejection of US hegemony…

 
 

US power in the Middle East: Anti-imperialist politics in times of global crises & uncertainty


How should South African activists understand continued US meddling in the Middle East? What will be the short- and long-term implications of this for the peoples of the Middle East, for us in South Africa, and for the rest of the world? Given contested meanings of the mass rejection of US hegemony…