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Everything Must Fall should be compulsory Youth Day viewing

Your assignment for this long weekend: streaming Rehad Desai’s critically acclaimed documentary about the #FeesMustFall movement in South Africa.

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The Colour of Wine

This documentary traces the struggles of four of the first black winemakers to achieve success in South Africa.

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What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali now streaming on Showmax

What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali, HBO’s two-part documentary on the three-time heavyweight champion of the world, is now streaming on Showmax, just a month after its world premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival.

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What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali

It’s been called the definitive documentary on the life of the icon.

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The Game is over: stream this HBO documentary special for your final fix

There may be no more new episodes of Game of Thrones to look forward to, but The Last Watch is the documentary that Game of Thrones fans need. Stream it now on Showmax.

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Watch this documentary to remember Brenda Fassie, 15 years after her death

South Africa’s beloved MaBrrr passed away on 9 May 2004, 15 years ago today. The eye-opening documentary about her life, Brenda Fassie: Not A Bad Girl, is now streaming on Showmax.

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Shows to stream ahead of Election Day 2019

These South African documentary series, movies and feature films on Showmax offer fascinating food for thought for your pre-Election Day viewing.

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Watch the rise and fall of the youngest self-made female billionaire in the world

HBO’s “enthralling”, “must-watch” documentary The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley is now streaming on Showmax.

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Stream the shocking Leaving Neverland now

It’s the explosive Jackson documentary everyone is talking about, and it’s now on Showmax.

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9 documentaries to stream in December 2018

These are all the nonfiction titles that came to Showmax at the beginning of December 2018.

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Peace Officer doccie explores the USA’s increasingly militarised police force

This critically acclaimed documentary won both the Grand Jury and Audience awards at SXSW, and is now streaming first and only on Showmax in Africa.

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Climb SA’s highest mountains in local documentary 9 Peaks Record

What does it take to scale SA’s highest peaks in record-breaking time, battling extreme weather, injury and dangerous wildlife? Find out by streaming this documentary, first and only on Showmax.

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Judi Dench on her passion for trees

The multi-award-winning actress’s first ever documentary, My Passion for Trees, is now first and only on Showmax.

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Why everyone needs to watch The People vs Patriarchy

To some it is the status quo, but to others, patriarchy is a cancer holding back the nation. Watch The People vs Patriarchy now on Showmax.

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Stream Ocean Adventurer for fascinating family viewing

Dive into South Africa’s oceans for a wildlife safari under the waves in the three-part documentary series Ocean Adventurer, now on Showmax.

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Blurred Lines: Inside the art world

This fascinating documentary delves into the shady business of contemporary art. Through candid interviews, it explores how the art world has become a money-making playground for the rich and famous.

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A change of heart: The Rock’s HBO doccie is now streaming

WWE and Hollywood star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson helps 38 young adults get their lives in order on Rock and A Hard Place, now on Showmax.

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The curious case of the Boers at the End of the World

In remote Patagonia, a 100-year-old community of Afrikaans Boers struggles to keep their language and culture alive, while longing to be reunited with their distant families in South Africa.

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QUIZ: How much do you know about these influential African leaders?

Test your knowledge and then brush up by streaming one – or all – of the documentaries about the leaders who have shaped our continent on Showmax.

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Watch Bomb City first on Showmax

Based on a true story, a feud between punk rockers and jocks ends up in murder and a court case that shocked everyone. Don’t miss this riveting real-life crime thriller.

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Making a killing: Big Men is now on Showmax

Filmmaker Rachel Boynton acts as a fly on the wall while she captures the shady dealings of Nigeria and Ghana’s oil industries in this eye-opening documentary produced by Brad Pitt.

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Does Showmax have sport?

While Showmax does not have live sport, the sport documentaries on the platform will keep football, cricket and rugby fans entertained in-between games.

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Australia’s toxic cricket culture revealed in new documentary

Five weeks. Four tests. Two Nations. One hell of a story. Stream or download Crossing The Line on Showmax.

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This is one of the most difficult documentaries you’ll ever watch

When the Bough Breaks is a documentary about post-partum depression and it comes first and only to Showmax.

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