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15 reviews

Shannon Meyer

Shannon Meyer

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Awesome film. I wish there were more pieces out there like this about Africa.

Margaret Eksteen

Margaret Eksteen

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Baie baie nice vid van jou en your childhood..I am inlove with your granny!!!!:) God Bless YOU

Rachel N

Rachel N

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I had high expectations for this film and was not disappointed. It's a compelling and insightful look at the evolution of the comedy scene in South Africa. Trevor Noah is a talented comedian with an intriguing life story and there were poignant moments in the film that took me by surprise. On the technical side, I enjoyed the dynamic cinematography and exceptional soundtrack.

lilie mei

lilie mei

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Bought it in an effort to build a context behind the gig I'm going to in January in London and glad I did. I was wondering "why so prolific?" Four shows in four years? Now I know _ those medical bills don't pay for themselves, hey? _ underscore, ahah. Seriously, though, smart montage, modest filming, unintrusive soundtrack (Not another one of those National Geographic documentaries abusing the Jaws tune more than it possibly could have been originally intended) but you gotta love hip-hop. Anyway, nice sneak peek under the skirt of comedy, modern day South-Africa, and this random guy who could be my neighbour if my neighbour was a South-African comedian putting up his own show and shooting a documentary about being a South-African comedian putting up his own show (not a behind the scenes, folks) completely devoid of voyeurism, because we're not that kind of people...

Roz

Roz

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I have watched this documentary five times already!!! Made me think about a lot of things and brought back so many memories of my own childhood and family in South Africa. Trevor you are fabulous and such an inspiration. I hope to catch one of your shows next time you in New Zealand. Lifetime fan here:) God bless and keep doing what you doing!

Misty Wright

Misty Wright

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Netflix introduced me to Trevor Noah and I have not been able to get enough of him. A mixture of intelligence and wit, throw in those dimples on that adorable face and you have got this American swooning. I've introduced everyone I know who loves to laugh and enjoys intelligent humor to his videos on Youtube, since "African American" has expired on Netflix. I look forward to seeing him when he tours the United States again. I've got to see this sexy beast of a man in the flesh.

Doug Smith

Doug Smith

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Amazing story, I knew so little about Trevor Noah going into it. One of the best documentaries I've seen in a long time -it worked well focusing on not just on the rising comedy star, but also his contrasting post-apartheid world of South Africa. Very recommended.

Andy West

Andy West

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Trevor for President!! So nice to have a positive representative for Africa and specifically SA As a white South African, I once again have to however bow my head in shame at some of the comments of the older comedians... 'Get over it' - 'it's been 18 years' etc, unfortunately a common opinion among my more ignorant kins man --- seriously!?!? We spent many generations and a LOT of effort withholding education and preventing proper living standards and now we expect people to just get over it in less than 1 generation!? Would YOU have? ... Don't think so. Think it through buddy and stop trying to find reasons to forget the past, it's good to remember. Sorry about the downer, the documentary was inspiring and eye opening and as long as SA produces people like Trevor Noah, Kagiso Lediga and Nik Rabinowitz we can rest assured SA is moving forward! Love the rainbow nation... VIVA

About Day 1 Films

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Film production company of director / producer David Paul Meyer.

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