The meaning of the buffalo

Sundance Film Festival, MOMA, Hot docs, Berlinale,
 
London, Beeld voor Beeld
 In the top 10 ‘must sees’ of 2004 Sundance Film Festival, 
New York Times critics pick 2004
 Durga Shakti Films / Mafisa / First Hand Films 2004 South Africa61 minDirector & Cinamatography: Karin Slater https://vimeo.com/manage/videos/91829623/997438d312/privacy In the remote village of Lekhopung, near the northern […]

Sisters of the wilderness

Eligible for an Oscar 2018 and won best feature documentary at several film festivals Year: 2018    FPB Rating:16 Duration:1h 30m Audio:IsiZulu/English Director & Cinematographer Karin Slater When five young Zulu women venture into the wilderness, their lives change forever. Set in the iMfolozi wilderness, South Africa, the oldest game park in Africa, Sisters of […]

The Unlikely Birdman

Year:2018 FPB Rating: PGDuration: 30m Audio: English/TsongaDirector & Cinematographer: Karin Slater https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6yp_fOUR5s This film tells the story of Samuel Japane, a self-taught bird specialist. At the age of 46 while working as a security guard, he had a dream that he should learn about birds and his life would change. Today, Samuel is one of […]

One in Three

Year:2015          FPB Rating: 13 Duration: 24m   Audio: Portugese/English Director & Cinematographer: Karin Slater Brazil’s Straw Hat project helps women affected by domestic violence leave abusive situations and enter the economy. Made for an Al Jazeera series called ‘Women Make Change’

50 years! Of Love?

Year: 2008          FPB Rating: 13Duration: 86m   Audio: English/Dutch/Zulu/HindiProducer/Director & Cinematographer: Karin Slater https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePy1invnRx8&t=9s Convinced that marriage is one subject that most people are poorly prepared for by most societies, a filmmaker couple set out around the world to try to obtain an honest look at marriage, beyond clichés such as the honeymoon and “…happily ever after”. Considering […]

Isiphuku Kungutshani (The Grass is the Blanket)

Year: 2013          FPB Rating: PG Duration: 21m   Audio: English/Zulu Director & Cinematographer: Karin Slater People of the Mabandla community are developing a vision for the sustainable use of their traditional lands: there are cattle, timber plantations, pristine grasslands and indigenous forests. The Chief’s son, Zweli Baleni is trying to fulfill his grandfathers’ dream to create […]

Chimp Man of Mahale

Role: Director / Camera 30 minutes Convinced that marriage is one subject that most people are poorly prepared for by most societies, a filmmaker couple set out around the world to try to obtain an honest look at marriage, beyond clichés such as the honeymoon and “…happily ever after”. Considering that Golden Anniversaries must be in danger of […]

Climbing the Ladder

Ghana Ford Foundation Role: Director / Camera 40 mins https://vimeo.com/172531874 Convinced that marriage is one subject that most people are poorly prepared for by most societies, a filmmaker couple set out around the world to try to obtain an honest look at marriage, beyond clichés such as the “…happily ever after”. Considering tha must be in […]

Table for Two

Role: Producer / Director / Camera 10 mins https://vimeo.com/103084776 Convinced that marriage is one subject that most people are poorly prepared for by most societies, a filmmaker couple set out around the world to try to obtain an honest look at marriage, beyond clichés such as the “…happily ever after”. Considering tha must be in danger […]