TOUCHING CONCRETE

By Ilja STAHL

WEYDEMANN BROS. (BERLIN) - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2017

Is the city owned by its citizens or does the city own them? The documentary is following this question through the streets and on the rooftops of the concrete-jungle of the district of Hillbrow in Johannesburg.

    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Documentary, First film
    • Countries
    • SOUTH AFRICA, GERMANY
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 80 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Ilja STAHL
    • Producer(s)
    • Jonas WEYDEMANN (Weydemann Bros.), Jakob D. WEYDEMANN (Weydemann Bros.)
    • Synopsis
    • Is the city owned by its citizens or does the owns them? "Toching Concrete" tells about people in the district of Hillbrow in Johannesburg - people which live in a concrete-jungle. Often loner and fighters for survival they follow the realization of their dreams in a district of changes and extremes. The film tells from their point of view about the life in a labyrith of collapsing order at a place where the state has lost the control a long time ago.
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