Segments in this Video

Centre for the Less Good Idea (05:48)


Artist and filmmaker William Kentridge founded the collaborative arts space in Johannesburg to help young artists gain exposure. The center brings together artists from different disciplines so they can development ideas together.

Creativity Freedom (10:00)

The Centre for the Less Good Idea operates on a difficult model; money and funding are not considered. It allows artists to press boundaries of performance and artistic expression. During its first season, a street parade attracts audience members.

New Medium (06:15)

"Jeppestown Superhero" brings a group of 20 amateur filmmakers to the attention of the Centre for the Less Good Idea; the center commissions 12 films.

Credits: Art Unlimited (00:04)

Credits: Art Unlimited

For additional digital leasing and purchase options contact a media consultant at 800-257-5126
(press option 3) or

Art Unlimited

Part of the Series : Inside Africa - Series 2
DVD (Chaptered) Price: $129.95
DVD + 3-Year Streaming Price: $194.93
3-Year Streaming Price: $129.95



An unconventional theater space in Johannesburg has been allowing artists to unlock the limits of their creativity and the results have been breathtaking.

Length: 23 minutes

Item#: BVL187243

ISBN: 978-1-64623-149-2

Copyright date: ©2017

Closed Captioned

Performance Rights

Prices include public performance rights.

Not available to Home Video and Publisher customers.