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 seven documentaries, focusing mainly on social activists in the post-Apartheid society of the Western Cape.
Documentaries on societies in flux, and the power of individuals to effect positive social change.
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.