Citizen-led Assessments Around the World, International IDEA’s State of Democracy Programme
Eat Out DSTV Food Network Promos
AURIK CATALYST FOR GROWTH PROGRAMME - LAUNCH VIDEO
THE BOY WITH A GUN
The Boy With a Gun tells the story of Shukri Ismail, who has fought to rebuild Somaliland (an unrecognised offshoot of Somalia) through peace activism and education.
LIGHT FOR THE PEOPLE
Light For The People tells the story of Mae Li Awng, a founder of WPN, a grassroots relief agency in Kachin State, in remote northern Myanmar (Burma). WPN was set up in response to the renewed conflict between the Myanmar military and the Kachin, and the lack of international assistance getting to Kachin war refugees.
FAIRTRADE FOR BEGINNERS
An innovative educational film produced by Naashon Zalk Media. The film follows a farm worker on a road-trip through the Western and Northern Cape as she journeys to find out how the Fairtrade system works.
IFC’s AMSME Finance Program
IFC’s AMSME Finance Program has provided over $125 million in loans to over 40,000 SME’s across Africa. With IFC’s support, local banks across Africa have expanded their SME lending programs and entrepreneurs have received crucial business skills training, making their economic success sustainable.
A SHARED FUTURE
Strengthening the AIDS response in ZAMBIA
The UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded the Strengthening the AIDS Response in Zambia programme, called STARZ, from 2004 until 2009. Twenty million pounds of funding has supported the response in every sector: public, private and civil society. This film documents the stories of those who helped turned the vision of STARZ into reality. Production House: Full Frame Productions, Director/DOP: JH Frankenfeld, Script/Editor: Naashon Zalk
FINANCING THE FUTURE
IFC’s South Africa SME Banking Program
IFC’s South African Small and Medium Enterprise Banking Program, ran from 2006 to 2009. Thanks to the program’s support IFC’s partners provided over $192 million in loans to more than 11,000 smaller businesses. IFC has also helped create positive credit profiles for 11,000 construction firms, winning them easier and faster access to credit. Production House: Full Frame Productions, Director/Script/Editor: Naashon Zalk, Production: S Buxt
JANUARY TO JULY 2009
THE NEW CHILDREN’S ACT
After more than a decade in the making, the new Children’s Act comes into force. Its a complex and innovative piece of legislation that addresses the rights and needs of all South Africa’s children, and the complicated social challenges they face in the 21st century. This film was produced for the South African Department of Social Development with funding from the US Agency for International Development (USAID). Production House: Full Frame Productions, Concept/Script: Naashon Zalk, Production: S Buxt, Director/DOP: JH Frankenfeld
WISHING US AWAY
Jerry Marobyane became involved in the struggle against apartheid at the age of 14. The violence he experienced during that time has left him deeply scarred. Nearly two decades later he tries to exorcise the ghosts of the past by attending a unique eco-therapy camp for ex-combatants. This is the beginning of his journey to re-claim his life and come to terms with the past. Production House: PictureNET Africa, Director/DOP: JH Frankenfeld, Producer/Editor: Naashon Zalk
KICKING AGAINST THE GHETTO
““Kicking Against The Ghetto” is a documentary about Hanover Park Football Club, an amateur team from one of the the Cape Flats most notorious ghettos. Over a period of six months it follows the team as they try to make it to the pro division. While they battle to construct a positive life through soccer the Hanover Park community is beset by drugs, gangs, violence and unemployment. Production House: Full Frame Productions, Director/Producer: Naashon Zalk, DOP: JH Frankenfeld
EAT MY CALL-UP
“Eat My Call-Up” is a documentary about the experiences of four conscientious objectors who refused to serve in the South African apartheid army. Production House: PictureNET Africa, Director/Producer: Naashon Zalk, DOP: JH Frankenfeld