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Touching Concrete

Touching Concrete follows a group young, unsupervised, not mature, but all-too-grown-up kids in Johannesburg. The film follows Karabo 15 and Tebogo 16 through the day, hanging out, dancing bochua, fighting,  playing, carousing, and going to parties. conveying an urban reality that includes drugs, „chillex“ and dancing .The movie is a view of a city kids world and their philosophie. While Karabo is trying to manage his dancegroup, Tebogo, a unsupervised teen in the streets of Johannesburg taking advantage of everything.

Photos

Before starting the actual shootingprocess Ilja went down to get in touch with the potential protagoists.

Besides coming back with a more precise idea of what angle the film might get, he also brought back some beautiful portraits:

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