Several children embark on a magical journey through the poorest townships and neighbourhoods of Johannesburg harkening the call of a mythical animated drum.
This magical realist music video for Sioux City was shot over 2 days with a small crew in the townships of Alexandra, Tembisa and the neighbourhood of Hillbrow in Johannesburg, South Africa. The children involved were from the local Alexandra musical group. The video features real people and no actors.
Filmed on the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa, 'Skank' is a celebration of urban dance culture and street fashion. Featuring real people and shot in a true documentary fashion by director Marc Furmie and cinematographer Kieran Fowler (the team behind upcoming sci-fi feature film TERMINUS), the music video embraces the gritty reality of everyday life in some of JoBurg's most notorious & hip neighborhoods including Hillbrow, Feitas and Newtown.
Every generation needs a Michael Jackson tribute video. So, if you're too young to have caught Alien Ant Farm's one-hit-wonder cover of "Smooth Criminal", then this visitation by the sequined glove is one you can't miss.