Cultural Odyssey Films

Cultural Odyssey Films was established ten years ago to provide a platform for the production and distribution of documentary films about contemporary cultural groups and individuals committed to social change. Based in Vancouver, Canada and Cape Town, South Africa, the company has produced eight documentaries, focusing mainly on social activists in the post-apartheid society of the Western Cape.

Our projects

Documentaries on societies in flux, and the power of individuals to effect positive social change.

Happy Feet

A Township Story

The “Happy Feet” uplift program has enhanced the life skills of the participants from Langa Township, and provided a means of entry to a larger world.

Hear My Music

The Dizu Plaatjies Story

African musician Dizu Plaatjies career spans multiple roles as performer, mentor, touring artist, and scholar of Ethnomusicology at the University of Cape Town.

Music Without Borders

Stellenbosch International Festival

Demonstrates the power of culture, particularly music, to unite people of diverse origins and to overcome a a legacy of enforced separation.

Cultural Odyssey Films