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M-Net (Firm)

Overview
Works: 103 works in 130 publications in 5 languages and 1,792 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Internet videos  Educational films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Documentary films  Short films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about M-Net (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by M-Net (Firm)
Yesterday( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Zulu and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and a young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school. Set against the awesome, harsh landscapes of South Africa
Wangari Maathai : For Our Land( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through her Green Belt Movement, Wangari Maathai-environmental activist, social justice advocate, and Nobel Peace Prize recipient-has planted 30 million trees in Kenya while protecting existing forests endangered by development. A veritable force of nature herself, Maathai communicates her infectious fervor as she advocates environmental action and government reform in this documentary. The program also captures a sense of modern Kenya's history: a country co-opted by British colonialism, energized by independence, and mired in a repressive era of political corruption. (49 minutes) A streaming videorecording
Fathers( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and Amharic and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of these three films offers a critical look at the relationships between fathers and their children in contemporary Africa. In The father, the patriarch in question is ultimately the military dictatorship which terrorized Ethiopia in the '70s and '80s. Surrender shows the traditional face of paternal tyranny, a father controlling his son's life. A barber's wisdom shows a modern father who compromises his children in his relentless pursuit of money
Wole Soyinka: Child of the Forest( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of literary lion and political activist, Wold Soyinka
Pride of Africa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kidnapping, romance, and intrigue shift this 1930s period drama into high gear, filmed specially aboard the famous luxury train called Pride of Africa. While the train waits to leave the station, thieves sneak aboard and steal passengers' unguarded valuables. Fearful for the train's reputation, its owner hires local tour guide David Webb to catch the thief
Nothing but the truth( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The complex dynamics between those blacks who remained in South Africa and risked their lives to lead the struggle against apartheid and those who returned victoriously after living in exile"--Container
Voices of the new South Africa : Nothing but the truth and Homecoming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing but the truth: Based on the award-winning, long-running play by director and actor John Kani, it explores the complex dynamic between those who risked their lives to remain in South Africa to end apartheid. In New Brighton, librarian Sipho Makhaya prepares for the return of his brother's ashes. His brother had gained a reputation as a hero of the anti-apartheid movement while Sipho spent most of his life on the front lines
Dollar$ + white pipes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true life story of Bernie Baatjies. An ambitious nightclub manager finds himself thrown into, and up against, the netherworld of South African organized crime-- a far cry from the petty, if viciously dangerous, gangsters of his hardscrabble Cape Flats beginnings
Projek Mandela( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the late 1980s, Nelson Mandela stood alone against the apartheid state. In 48 secret meetings, the political prisoner faced a relentless barrage of questions from South Africa's intelligence officials. Not only did he hold his ground, eventually he convinced the apartheid regime that he possessed the leadership qualities and the political skill required to bury apartheid and transform the country. This film reveals for the first time the torturous journey that Mandela undertook on behalf of the vast Majority of South Africans."--Container
For our land( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Through her Green Belt Movement, Wangari Maathai--environmental activist, social justice advocate, and Nobel Peace Prize recipient--has planted 30 million trees in Kenya while protecting existing forests endangered by development. A veritable force of nature herself, Maathai communicates her infectious fervor as she advocates environmental action and government reform in this documentary. The program also captures a sense of modern Kenya's history: a country co-opted by British colonialism, energized by independence, and mired in a repressive era of political corruption."--Container
The flyer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young child living on the streets of Cape Town, whose life changes after he finds a mentor in an old trapeze artist
Chikin biznis : -- the whole story( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows the fortunes and blunders of the streetwise Bra Sipho, who after "twenty five years of sophisticated slavery" for a Stock Exchange listed company, retires to set up shop in the lucrative trade of chicken business, hoping that one day he will return to the Stock Exchange as the king of his own business empire: a telling metaphor for the aspirations of many other South Africans in an increasingly competitive economic environment"--Container
Judgement day by Diamánda Galás( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amid the excitement of preparations for the Perfect Village Competition in Midsomer Mallow, a local rogue is found brutally murdered. Barnaby discovers a wealth of suspects-- all of whom appear to be lying -- and a determination by the villagers to keep his investigation quiet so as not to jeopardize their chances in the competition
South African chronicles : March-June 1987( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Made by 12 young South African film-makers, these chronicles give us a unique look into the daily violence of the apartheid system as seen from within the different communities. Skillful integration of striking visuals coupled with creative edit techniques provide for compelling viewing"--Container
African Jim by Donald Swanson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first film to star black South Africans, African Jim aka Jim Comes to Joburg captures the optimism and enthusiasm of post-war Africa, and a magical moment just prior to apartheid's crushing of all hope. Although the film reveals the pattronizing attitude of its white British producers, it is historic because of the sensational impact it had on black film audiences nationwide, and for propelling singer Dolly Rathebe into fame"--Container
Ella Blue( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ella Blue is set in the year 1961 and tells the story of a woman's physical, emotional and spiritual journey through the process of race classification in terms of the Group Areas Act of 1950. Ella and her family have lived peacefully for generations in a remote fishing village on the Cape coast, until the day it is announced that the Census Official is arriving to classify every person in the small, secluded community according to their colour"--Container
Killer necklace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mbugua wants to impress the girl he loves by buying her a gold necklace but he has no money so he resorts to crime. When he finally buys the necklace, he discovers his girlfriend is not all she pretends to be
Majuba by David Millin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Afrikaans and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the Battle of Majuba in the first Anglo-Boer War of 1881, this is the story of how a small but determined Boer regiment stopped the English forces in their first big advance on Pretoria. ... Despite being pounded by heavy English artillery, the Boer forces held their ground ..."--Internet
Gums & noses( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy about a man working in the advertising industry who can't seem to get ahead because of his lack of inventiveness and creativity, until he discovers cocaine, thus beginning both his rise to the top, and his subsequent fall
To ja, złodziej( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Polish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yo-Yo is 16 years old and has a flair for electronics and petty theft. At home mad parties, fights and drinking-bouts are an everyday occurrence. His greatest dream is to join Mak's gang, which specializes in stealing the most elegant and expensive cars for a choice clientele
 
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