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Johan Degenaar: A Fairytale Philosopher

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Thought fairytales were just for children? Think again. Look hard enough beneath the surface, and you will find the deepest insight into the human psyche.

In this fascinating film, Johan Degenaars - one of South Africa’s most influential philosophers – reveals the unexpected meanings hidden within our most beloved stories. With unparalleled insight and humanism, Degenaars decodes the symbols within some of the world’s best loved fairytales to uncover how profoundly the stories reflect societal attitudes and human desires.

Vibrantly brought to life by beautiful, hand-drawn illustrations, this is an enlightening film which will keep you captivated from beginning to end.

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