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Saturday . May 5 (Kinosaal/Cinema)
6 pm / 18 Uhr

ACROSS THE ATLANTIC
Director: Precious B. Stone
Narrative, Color, 19 min.
USA/France 2008
English

Filmed in Paris, "Across The Atlantic" follows the budding friendship between Anna, an African American student visiting France, and Oumar, a Senegalese university student and Parisian resident. As the two compare experiences, they quickly form a connection, but remain aware of the desire both have to return to their respective countries. Through Anna and Oumar, "Across The Atlantic" reveals glimpses of the Black experience in Paris.

Gefilmt in Paris folgt "Across The Atlantic" der sich entwickelnden Freundschaft zwischen Anna, einer afrikanisch-amerikanischen Studentin zu Besuch in Paris, und Oumar, einem in Paris lebenden senegalesischen Universitätsstudenten. Während die beiden Erfahrungen vergleichen, stellen sie schnell eine Verbundenheit her, behalten jedoch den Wunsch im Bewusstsein, dass sie beide in ihre jeweiligen Länder zurückkehren wollen. Durch Anna und Oumar offenbart "Across The Atlantic" einen Einblick in die Erfahrungen schwarzer Menschen in Paris.

Across The Atlantic

Across The Atlantic
Precious B. Stone (right)

Across The Atlantic

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"I may not make it if I try, but I damn sure won´t if I don´t..."
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Joseph Louis Turner

"Yes, I can...!"
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"Yes, We can...!"
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Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith

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wave magazine

united against racism

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African Women in Europe

 
 
Fountainhead® Tanz Theatre
The Collegium - Forum & Television Program
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Classic In Black
Portraits and Poems

 

A COMPLEXION CHANGE
Transnational and Intercultural Diplomacy

"View to the Future - The Flag still flies"

XXVII.
Black International Cinema Berlin

May 2-6, 2012

Black International Cinema Berlin
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PROGRAM SCHEDULE
FESTIVAL IMPRESSIONS
INTERNATIONAL
PRESS VOICES
FILM AWARDS
HISTORY
Workshop for
Puppet Theatre, Berlin
"FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND?" - Exhibition
"FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND?" - Photo Gallery
Footprints in the Sand?
an exploration - excavation
Poetry by Ursula Troche
PAR - Performing Arts Review
Taiwan 2008 / Portrait of
Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith