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13th | Ava DuVernay

A provocative Netflix documentary about the systematic criminalization of African Americans.

Tsotsi | Gavin Hood

A criminal in the slums of Johannesburg, who questions his past after a car theft and takes responsibility for a life.

Wandelfibel | Julia Westphal

The playlist for a more sustainable future with songs that make you think.

Thinking Fast, Thinking Slow | Daniel Kahneman

Scientific explanations for the mental behaviour of humans and how we can arm ourselves against possible wrong decisions.

I am not your negro | Rauol Peck

A visual essay exploring the lives and stories of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King.

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Born A Crime | Trevor Noah

The autobiography of a boy and today’s comedian who grew up in Johannesburg during apartheid and describes his South Africa at that time.

Why I’m no Longer Talking to White People About Race | Renni Eddo Lodge

A historical reappraisal of the roots of all the prejudices that blacks still face in contemporary society.

The Gift Of Anger | Arun Gandhi

The grandson of Mahatma Gandhi tells about the 10 most important lessons his grandfather once taught him and his way of dealing with anger, injustice, love and friendship.

Invictus | Clint Eastwood

A film based on the book “Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation” and a poem that gave the freedom fighter hope during his imprisonment.

Global Gedacht! | Masifunde

The new podcast by Masifunde, which presents new perspectives on socially relevant topics of development cooperation and reports in its special Corona episodes on how the virus effects in South Africa.

White Fragility | Robin Diangelo

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Why It’s so hard for White People to talk about Racism and how reactions still contain inequality.

Skin | Guy Nattiv

Film drama that tells the story of a man who manages to leave the extreme right-wing scene.