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More of my documentary films broadcast on DSTV History Channel this year

April 2, 2019

Much to my delight, more of my Sabido Productions work has been broadcast on the DSTV History Channel this year. First to be shown was a film about the inspirational anti-apartheid Veteran Denis Goldberg - Sentenced with Mandela. Then in March 2019, my favourite documentary, The Vula Connection, created with an award-winning team, was broadcast. The main character of that documentary, Tim Jenkin, has told me that his dramatic escape from Pretoria Central in the 1980’s has been turned into a film. And that there is interest in making a TV series about the Vula story. It will be an interesting space to watch….

 

Troopship Tragedy to be broadcast on DSTV History Channel

I am very excited that my documentary, Troopship Tragedy - The Story of the Sinking of the SS Mendi, is to be broadcast on Saturday 10 November 2018 on the History Channel, channel 199 on DSTV at 16h20 and 23h00.

A depiction of the chaos on the deck of the SS Mendi before the ship sank in the English Channel in 1917. Shot on location.

A depiction of the chaos on the deck of the SS Mendi before the ship sank in the English Channel in 1917. Shot on location.

eNCA is channel 403 on DSTV

eNCA is channel 403 on DSTV

Troopship Tragedy to be broadcast on eNCA

19 February 2017

My documentary on the sinking of the SS Mendi, Troopship Tragedy, is to be broadcast on eNCA to coincide with the centenary of the event on Tuesday, 21 February 2017.

Broadcast times:

Sunday 19 February -  18:30
Monday 20 February - 14:00
Tuesday 21 February - 11:30
Wednesday 22 February - 21:00

 

Weekend Argus, pg22, 15 October 2016

Weekend Argus feature about Troopship Tragedy and the sinking of the SS Mendi

15 October 2016

Michael Morris interviewed me this week for the Weekend Argus about the making of Troopship Tragedy