The Colonel’s Stray Dogs

The CHR is excited to share The Colonel’s Stray Dogs, a new documentary feature by Doctoral Fellow Khalid Shamis that premiered at the 2021 Hot Docs Festival.

The Sound of Masks

As part of the Communicating the Humanities research project, The CHR Documentary film class was in conversation with film editor and CHR Artist in Residence, Khalid Shamis, and film director Sara DF De Gouvia, about their award winning film The Sounds of Masks

Influence

As part of the Communicating the Humanities research project, The CHR Documentary film class was in conversation with award winning journalists and filmmakers, Richard Poplak and Dianna Neile, and producer Neil Brant, about their latest film Influence.

A Future Museum Against Apartheid

This short documentary film showcases the work of the Art Against Apartheid collection.

Encounters Film Festival

The CHR is pleased to announce that three documentaries produced as part of the Documentary Film course will show at this years 20th Annual Encounters South African International Film Festival.

A Map of Suffering

The CHR’s Factory of the Arts, composer Reza Khota in collaboration with the AfroAsia’s project’s fine artist and animator Kristy Stone present the first part of their work as a collaboration.

Film Screening: Noma

The CHR's platform on Aesthetics and Politics invites you to a film screening as part […]

Discussion with Mira Nair

A discussion was held with the film director, Mira Nair, about her work and new […]

People You May Know: A Performance at the Factory of the Arts

People You May Know was a collaborative performance and exhibition featuring Dathini Mzayiya, Brydon Bolton, […]

Die Name Wat Ons Gee/The Names That We Give

2015 Barrydale Festival with Net Vir Pret and Handspring Puppet Company

Encounters Festival: Films by UWC’s CHR fellows and Department of English students

The Centre for Humanities Research at the University of the Western Cape is proud to announce the debut of two short films and a full length film at t

The CHR fellowship programme will continue in 2021 primarily through online platforms. Regulations permitting, the CHR plans to host limited live events in compliance with current COVID-19 protocols. Please follow our events page for updates about seminars, workshops, and arts events.

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