TO BE A CHAMPION – 2015

A 48 minute documentary on 2013 / 2014 National Jockey Championship & what it took for 28-yr-old S’manga Khumalo to be the first Black jockey to take the title. At the annual gala, Equus Awards – hosted at Emperor’s Palace in August this year – 28-year-old, S’manga Khumalo became the first Black jockey ever to […]

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16 June ’76 – Remember Dr Melville Edelstein – the life & death of a good man

[Broadcast on SABC 2 “Issues of Faith” on 16th June 2013 @ 09h00] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bl6pHhWtftM   PREMISE   Dr Melville Edelstein’s tragic slaying in Soweto on 16th June 1976 by a mob of enraged township youth, is the direct consequence of a racist system that socialized its citizens to judge & respond to one another impulsively […]

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LIFE IS ART – the story of Mpumelelo Paul Grootboom – 48 min – 2008

Written & directed by Jonathan Boynton-Lee. Edited by CA Van Aswegen. Photographed & Produced by Kevin Harris. A 48 minute documentary on the life of acclaimed provocative South African playwrite, Paul Grootboom. Focussing on the rehearsal run-up & subsequent performance in Viena of his play, “Inter-Racial”, the documentary is an intimate interrogation of the turbulent […]

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IN THE SHADOWS OF BEAU BASSIN – 48 mins – September 2007

Written, directed & photographed by Kevin Harris. Europe – 1940. As Adolf Hitler’s intent becomes clear, thousands of Jews – denied travel documents -frantically attempt to flee the continent and Nazi persecution. After months of fear, intimidation & uncertainty – on September 4th two ships – the Uranus and the Helios – edge their way […]

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