WorldCat Identities

Phakathi, Dumisani

Overview
Works: 12 works in 19 publications in 4 languages and 62 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Motion pictures  Nonfiction films  Music videos  Short films 
Roles: Director
Classifications: RA643.86.A35, 362.1969792
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Dumisani Phakathi
 
Most widely held works by Dumisani Phakathi
Wa 'n wina = Sincerely yours--( Visual )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and Zulu and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Dumisani Phakathi returns to his old neighborhood in Phiri, Soweto and engages with friends to discuss relationships, sex, love, and AIDS. They talk intimately about the realities of the street and choices they have been forced to make. Reveals the gaps between everyday life and the AIDS campaigns that often talk past the very people they are supposed to address
Dreams of the good life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Dreams of the good life (15 min.). five South African women talk about life, love and how their dreams for the future have been changed since they found out they are HIV positive. Ho ea rona (17 min.) is about four friends who meet and reminisce about the past. Thabiso was a national boxer; Thabo, known to his friends as Kwasa Kwasa, is a DJ; Bimbo, a true intellectual, is a man of short sentences; and Moalosi an AIDS activist. All four are HIV+. They meet to reflect on their lives, to cry, to reminisce --but also, most importantly, to laugh. Master Positive (8 min.) tells the story of a Namibian coffin maker. This film follows Master Positive as constructs a proto-type papier-mache coffin and makes his first sale. Dealing with death in his job and confronting his own HIV status, Master Positive explains through humour and courage how he has become a master of positive living
Tsoga = Wake up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tsoga presents the story about a community confronting a terrible dilemma after 70% of the students of a highly productive community school test positive for HIV. Joyce, who has been positive since she was raped as a school girl seven years ago, talks about discrimination at schools which leads to students dropping out
House of love. Wa N'wina( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

House of love: Trapped between sea and desert under a sky of molten lead, the port of Welvis Bay in Namibia is an open prison for a small community of women forced to prostitute themselves for a living. Isolated, dependent, awaiting the few sailors passing through, AIDS is all they have to look forward to. Discreetly, Cecil Moller records statements of the experience of these women, their own stories, their daily combat and their hopes for redemption, supported by religious movements that preach their rehabilitation
Ikrisimesi nomakhulu (Christmas with Granny)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

House of love( Visual )

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

Wa n'wina: Filmmaker Dumisani Phakathi returns to his old neighborhood in Phiri, Soweto and engages with friends to discuss relationships, sex, love, and AIDS. They talk intimately about the realities of the street and choices they have been forced to make. Reveals the gaps between everyday life and the AIDS campaigns that often talk past the very people they are supposed to address
Waiting for Valdez( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A young boy lives with his grandma who teaches him how to look after himself and that he must pray everyday before going to bed. The boy would give anything to go and see "Valdez is coming", a cowboy film shown every last Friday of the month at a local cinema. Two of his friends sneak out of their homes at night into the cinema, and in return those who did not go watch the film would pay them to tell the story. The group of boys gather on the street in the evening to listen to the two boys telling the story
An old wife's tale( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wa n'Wina Amicalement vôtre = Mit herzlichen Grüssen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ho ea rona : Tsoga( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ho ea rona is about three friends who meet and reminisce about the past. Thabiso was a national boxer; Thabo, known to his friends as Kwasa Kwasa, is a disc jockey at a local radio station; Bimbo, is an intellectual and a man of short sentences. All three are HIV-positive. They reflect on their lives, cry, express regret, but also laugh
L'Afrique se filme( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Languages
English (13)

Zulu (3)

French (2)

German (1)