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Spoek Mathambo - Control

Award: Wood Pencil

Wood Pencil / Music Videos / Cinematography for Music Videos / 2012

‘Control’ – a ‘darkwave township house’ cover of the Joy Division classic ‘She’s Lost Control’ – is the fourth single to be taken from South African producer/DJ Spoek Mathambo’s album ‘Mshini Wam’. The video was a collaboration between one of South Africa’s most influential photographers, Pieter Hugo, and cinematographer Michael Cleary. The video was shot in Langa, Cape Town using a cast of kids from the local dance troupe, Happy Feet.

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