Over two days and nights in Johannesburg, South Africa, Rod Stanley & Chris Saunders travelled to illegal rooftop parties, warehouse raves, street fashion shoots and poolside jams to meet some of the young musicians, DJs, zine publishers and artists set on taking the SA scene global, and asked them how the city’s youth culture is changing. This short film features great music and interviews with Dirty Paraffin, Richard the Third, Desmond & The Tutus, MJ Turpin, Jamal Nxedlana CUSS) and Khaya Sibiya AKA Bhubesii. Joburg…It’s like a movie.


JOBURG PARTY! A snapshot of South Africa’s new youth underground from Windeck Productions on Vimeo


“Joburg Party”, image: screen grab

“Joburg Party”, image: screen grab

“Joburg Party”, image: screen grab


A Film by Rod Stanley & Chris Saunders.
Edited by Rob Hannah.

Music Video Credits:

DIRTY PARAFFIN in collaboration with CUSSMONTHLY
Edited & Directed by: Ravi GOVENDER
Shot by: Justin MCGEE & Jamal NXEDLANA
Animation by: Lex TRICKETT
Styled by: Jamal NXEDLANA & Ravi GOVENDER

Dirty Paraffin – ‘Papap! Papap!’
Directed by Smiso Zwane.
Footage by Lebogang Rasethaba.
Edited by Ravi Govender.

Artist: mtkidu
Song: ‘Skeleton key’
album: skeleton key 2012
free music: MT KIDU
Written and Directed by MJ Turpin
Dop: Chris Saunders and Justin Mcgee
Edit: Malcolm Che
Producer: MJ Turpin

Artist: Mtkidu
Album: shakawon 2010
Track: ‘Zombie’
Written, Produced and Directed
by MJ Turpin and Nick Nesbitt.
Dop. Robyn Nesbitt
Edited Nick and Robyn Nesbitt.

Bhubesii – ‘Members Only’.
directed by Obrian Manana and Khaya Sibiya
Cinematography Sims Phakisi
Edited By Themba Mbelu