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PRESS




SCREENINGS

Music Meeting, May 28th, 2012, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

New York African Filmfestival, April 14, 2012, New York, USA.

Design Indaba Film Festival, February 29th, Cape Town, South Africa.

IV Festival Internacional de Cinema, November 18th, 2011, Luanda, Angola.

Basel African Cinema, August 12th, 2011, Basel, Switzerland.

Victora & Albert Museeum,  June 24th, 2011, London, England.

Africa In The Picture Festival, October 8th, 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Cinema Africa Festival, March 26th, 2011, World Premier, Stockholm, Sweden.

UR, (31/10, 22.00 SVT1, 2/11, 13:00 SVT2, 4/11 15:00 SVT2), Sweden.

WHAT OTHERS HAVE TO SAY

“Movie uncovers South Africa’s underground youth culture”
CNN

“…such a great vibe, love the beats thrown down by Durban natives, Dirty Paraffin
Another Africa

“They are young, full of talent and they represent Africa in its 21st century. Far from the stereotypical vision you may have of Africa, Stocktown is about future, evolution and dynamism of the Motherland.”
African Digital Art

“It’s good to see other people taking note of the creative buzz in Africa!”
Afroklectic

“They are young, full of talent and they represent Africa in its 21st century. Far from the stereotypical vision you may have of Africa, Stocktown is about future, evolution and dynamism of the Motherland.”
Echoes of Concrete

The New Pop
Kingsize magazine

SYNOPSIS

Stocktown Africa is a documentary series about the lively, creative and social contemporary culture blossoming in Africa’s big cities today. Stocktown Africa will bring you face to face with  urban Africa, where fashion creators, mobile phone journalists, cultural entrepreneurs, music producers and guerilla filmmakers define what it is to be young, talented and passionate in Africa’s 21st century.

STOCKTOWN X SOUTH AFRICA

Stocktown X South Africa by directors Teddy Goitom and Benjamin Taft, takes viewers beyond the stereotypical stories coming out of South Africa. The documentary introduces heavy metal band Ree-Burth, Soweto style-setters Smarteez and Gazelle, the inventor of the Limpop music genre, capturing the creative energy and street vibes of Johannesburg and Capetown.

Facts

  • Title: STOCKTOWN X SOUTH AFRICA
  • Year of production: 2011
  • Length: 28.30 min
  • Delivery formats: DVD, PAL Digibeta, HD digital download
  • Subtitles: English
  • Directors: Teddy Goitom & Benjamin Taft
  • Editors: Benjamin Taft, Dimitris Vulalas, Ivan Spee
  • Graphics: Robin Ekemark
  • Music by : Daniel Savio, Dirty Paraffin, WillRock
  • Sound design: Jakob Myrman

DIRECTORS BIO

Teddy Goitom / Director
http://www.soeasy.se 

Teddy Goitom raised up in Sweden with roots in East Africa,is the founder the global network Stocktown since 1998. Teddy has produced cutting edge and social engaged content for film, Tv and digital media for Swedish Television, Educational Broadcasting Network and MTV. Teddy runs his own production company Soeasy working with both commercial and underground productions, operating worldwide, knowing no boundaries.

Benjamin Taft / Director
http://www.taft.se 

Born in Sweden in 1982, now based in Vancouver, Canada. Having joined forces with Teddy while at MTV, Benjamin now divides his time between travelling across the globe for clients such as Puma, The Canadian Olympic team & Grolsch and working on the next Stocktown x Africa episode.

Ree-burth – Stocktown X South Africa

Exclusive clip from Stocktown X South Africa. We meet up with heavy metal band Ree-Burth from Soweto, South Africa.

“Sacerdote – FALASTE O QUE” – Stocktown X Angola

Music video for “Sacerdote – FALASTE O QUE”