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Lindy Wilson

  • UCT BVF04
  • Fonds
  • 1978 - 2009

Lindy Wilson is an independent South Africa producer, director, and scriptwriter of documentary films. She has generally focused on South Africa’s transition from apartheid to democracy.

Wilson, Lindy, 1941-


  • UCT BVF01
  • Fonds
  • 1983 - 2006

Founded in 1950, ARD, a consortium of public broadcasters in Germany, is the world’s second largest public broadcaster after the BBC. The collection consists of footage that traces political developments in Southern Africa from 1983 to 2006.


INPUT Film Festival

  • UCT BVF 13
  • Fonds
  • 2001

INPUT aims to challenge the norms of public television, committed to the principle that it is a public service that should be in the interests of the public. Since 1978 INPUT has held an annual screening conference in cities all over the world, as...


David J Gainer

  • UCT BVF21
  • Fonds
  • 2000

This collection contains the interviews conducted for Gainer’s MA, Hollywood, African Consolidated Films, and "bioskoopbeskawing," or bioscope culture : aspects of American culture in Cape Town, 1945-1960. The research “illustrates that ...

Gainer, David J.

Cape Town International Film Festival

  • UCT BVF32
  • Fonds
  • 1962 - 1997

The collection includes a number of films that were shown at the festival over the years. There are newspaper clippings with reviews of the films, information about the festival, correspondence relating to the festival, etc.

Polley, James Aubrey, 1937-1999

Weekly Mail Film Festival

  • UCT BVF12
  • Fonds
  • 1987 - 1992

The Weekly Mail (later the Mail & Guardian) hosted this film festival from 1987 to 1994 under the direction of Trevor Steele Taylor. The festival showcased independent, oppositional films from South Africa, as well as including films from othe...

Weekly Mail Film Festival

John William McKenzie

  • UCT BVF34
  • Fonds
  • 1936 - 1968

J.W. McKenzie was a sugar planter on the South Coast of Natal. The farm, Tafira, was situated about 12 kilometres from Port Shepstone, where he was a keen member of the golf club. He started filming in the mid-1930s and kept it up until the mid-19...

McKenzie, John William

Stephen Schmidt

  • UCT BVF10
  • Fonds
  • undated

Director and producer Stephen Schmidt has a wide range of experience in films and television. He has worked on documentary, educational, narrative, and feature films, as well as commercials, music videos, reality television, and news programmes. I...

Schmidt, Stephen

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