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Atlas (C.) dir. WILLIAM KENTRIDGE, anything is possible
60 minutes, DVD, , 2010. R450
A documentary on William Kentridge, in which he discusses and demonstrates the importance of improvisation and play in his working process. He is filmed in his Johannesburg studio, at various galleries around the world, and especially backstage at New York's Metropolitan Opera as he develops, stages and directs Shostakovich's "The Nose", based on Gogol's story.
du Toit (Y.) dir. TRETCHIKOFF UNLIMITED,
60 minutes, DVD, , 2012. R230
A documentary on the life and work of Vladimir Trechikoff (1913-2006), one of the most commercially successful artists of all time. Born in Siberia, he lived in Cape Town from 1946 until his death at the age of 93. This film is a reworking of "Red Jacket" and "The People's Painter" and includes new material.

Also available in Afrikaans.
Gabassi (A.) dir. CERTAIN DOUBTS OF WILLIAM KENTRIDGE/ CERTAS DUVIAS DE WLLIAM KENTRIDGE,
51 minutes, DVD, , 2000. R750
In this documentary. filmed in Johannesburg and Brazil, William Kentridge talks about his work, his use of landscape and his characters, Felix Teitelbaum and Soho Bernstein. Also includes a 17 minute bonus feature on the setting up of the installation, "Screensaver", commissioned in 200 By Associação Cultural Videobrasil for the Contemporary African Art Show in São Paulo.
Music by Philip Miller.
In English and Portuguese.
Meyburgh (C.) dir. KENTRIDGE & DUMAS, in conversation
71 minutes, DVD, , 2010. R260
Marlene Dumas and William Kentridge discuss their work, their studio practice, and their inspirations. Includes footage of the artists in their studios.
Miller (P.) comp. MUSIC FOR THE FILMS OF WILLIAM KENTRIDGE,
CD, 69 minutes running time, Johannesburg, 1999. R125
Philip Miller was born in London in 1964 and grew up in Cape Town.
The CD contains his scores for William Kentridge's animated films "Memo", "Felix in Exile", "Hotel", "Weighing...and Wanting" and "Stereoscope". Also includes edited extracts of a radio interview with Kentridge and Miller by Mary Rörich", broadcast in 1998.