Spotlight on Documentary
The Documentary Film Project at the CHR is key to rethinking the humanities PhD, incorporating audio-visual content into a reimagining of an aesthetic education.
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
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 of a series convened by CHR fellow, Dee Marco. The […]
Discussion with Mira Nair
A discussion was held with the film director, Mira Nair, about her work and new film, “The Queen of Katwe” at the CHR on 20 […]
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, Reza Khota, Thokozani Mthiyane, and Daniel Grey, held at the […]
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