Previous Projects

While You Were Sleeping has been involved in a number of projects:

In 2011, we hosted the Freedom to Create Documentary Week in collaboration with Freedom to Create, an organisation founded to support programmes and projects around the world that unleash people’s creativity.

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The following films were shown during the event:

• Son of Babylon

• Strangers no More

• Teta, Alf Marra

• Enemies of the People

• The Lost Girls of South Africa

• I Was Worth 50 Sheep

• Kinshasa Symphony

• War Don Don

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In 2012 we were involved in organising the Eco Kids Film Initiative, a film festival to inspire real change among the children of today and generations to come by promoting a proactive strategy of environmental awareness using film as medium.

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In 2014 we organised the inaugural Cape Town Eco Film Festival, screening 24 documentary films with environmental themes over a five day period. Find more info HERE.

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In 2015, we organised the South African Eco Film Festival!

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In February 2015, we were privileged to be part of Sense Africa, a retrospective of the films of the fabulous Foster Brothers.

The films we screened during the festival were:

• The Animal Communicator

• My Hunter’s Heart

• Cosmic Africa

• Iceman

• The Great Dance

• Sharkman

• Into the Dragon’s Lair

• Touching the Dragon

• Nature of Life

• Antarctica

• Africa Unbottled

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The many excellent documentary films we have shown include:

• The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream

• The Take

• The Yes Men

• The Future of Food

• The Iron Wall

• The Power of Community

• The Devil Came on Horseback

• Uranium Road

• Black Gold

• What Would Jesus Buy?

• Testing Hope

• Escape From Suburbia

• Living Utopia: Anarchism in the Spanish Revolution

• Beyond Elections

• Garbage!

• The Age of Stupid

• Poison on the Platter

• Buried in Earthskin

• Fahrenheit 2010

• A Sea Change

• You Can’t be Neutral on a Moving Train

• The Cove

• Where Do I Stand?

• The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

• Empty Oceans, Empty Nets

• Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price

• Gasland

• The War You Don’t See

• Waiting For ‘Superman’

 The Cradock Four

 Miss Representation

• Imam and I

Unseen War

Occupy Love

Imagina na Copa (Imagine the Cup)

The Ghosts In Our Machine

Miners Shot Down

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• Diaries Of A Dissident Poet

Four Horsemen

Gore Vidal – The United States of Amnesia

A Khoe Story (trilogy)

Cowspiracy