Yazeed Kamaldien is a journalist, photojournalist and documentary filmmaker based in Cape Town, South Africa. He has produced his own short films, worked as a production manager with production companies as well as researcher. He has also worked as a fixer with international production companies. His work has taken him to more than 40 countries, including stints in Yemen, Jordan, Sudan and extensive travels in European countries and Brazil.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, now a fragile version of the freedom fighter known worldwide, with Marlene le Roux at the unveiling of a painting of her at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town. Photo by Yazeed Kamaldien
Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille resigns after battling with her party, Democratic Alliance, in Cape Town. Photo by Yazeed Kamaldien
A man sits on a couch on Democracy Way in Cape Town. The area has a long way to go before its residents enjoy the fruits of the democratic South Africa as poverty and crime inhibit them from thriving. Photo by Yazeed Kamaldien
Protest against capitalism and its effects on women's bodies, Cape Town. Photo by Yazeed Kamaldien
South Africa’s mining landscape unfolds against a backdrop of social challenges, leading mining companies such as Kumba Iron Ore to play a role in local development. Kumba runs a number of social investment initiatives in towns where it operates.
Even though dancer-choreo-grapher Mamela Nyamza is this year’s featured artist at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, she still feels as though she’s struggling to get work in her home country — although right now she is in high spirits. Nyamza will perform Black Privilege, which was commissioned for the festival, and following that, Hatched, a work she debuted a decade ago. Two other works she choreographed will also be staged during the 11-day festival.
My two YouTube channels that show work: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa7cnY4ow0opJioHIguNszQ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCccfcZs_YVTiMvmDIzylKYQ
Seeking the New Moon at the end of Ramadaan in Cape Town.
Ahmed Kathrada: a portrait. Kathrada was Mandela's jail mate on Robben Island.
Dance For All, a dance school in Cape Town, teaches young people to move!
Bo-Kaap videos: various videos about protests against gentrification https://web.facebook.com/yazkam/videos/2048024971893200/ https://web.facebook.com/yazkam/videos/2043923885636642/ https://web.facebook.com/yazkam/videos/2036620506366980/
EVICTED: A short film showing Cape Town residents who have been evicted by city officials. Running time: 6:06 minutes.
IMAGINA NA COPA: documentary film following Brazilian protests against that country's hosting of Fifa's Soccer World Cup in 2014
Inside Kobane: documentary film about Islamic State's impact on Kobane, Syria