The Goethe-Institut in Johannesburg regulates the work in the Sub-Saharan countries including 11 institutes and 14 Goethe reading/cultural centers. In addition we work together with German embassies in countries where Goethe is not represented. Our Cultural Programmes Department focuses on a variety of different artistic approaches from the visual arts to drama, dance, literature, film, and others. Our goal is to support the local cultural scenes and strengthen pan-African dialogue through the arts.
Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program supports cinematic, feature documentary films from independent filmmakers globally. We provide grant support across all stages of development, production, post-production, and strategic audience engagement. Grantees are eligible for Sundance Institute Labs, Fellowships, editorial support, and creative community. Advancing the philosophy that; Art changes the way we reach people we focus on those values of ART, REACH, and CHANGE. Past films supported have included The Queen of Versailles, Last Train Home, Rich Hill, Powerless, Chuck Norris v. Communism, The Square, 31/2 Minutes Ten Bullets, The Look of Silence, and CITIZENFOUR.