Black International Cinema Berlin

A Complexion Change
Transnational & Intercultural Diplomacy
An International Media Project (UNESCO)

XXVIII. Black International Cinema Berlin
"Future Blossoms" / "Blüten der Zukunft"

May 8-12

"Footprints in the Sand?" Exhibition
"...Visions Become Reality..." / "...Visionen Werden Wirklichkeit..."

July 1-August 31

2013

Venue: Rathaus Schöneberg (city hall), John-F.-Kennedy-Platz, 10825 Berlin/Germany

"Only when lions have historians will hunters cease being heroes." - African Proverb

"Nur wenn Löwen ihre eigenen Geschichtsschreiber haben,
werden Jäger aufhören, Helden zu sein." - Afrikanisches Sprichwort

 

Venue / Veranstaltungsort
Rathaus Schöneberg (city hall)
John-F.-Kennedy Saal, Kinosaal, Bibliothek

John-F.-Kennedy Hall, Cinema, Library
John-F.-Kennedy-Platz, 10825 Berlin/Germany

Admission free / Eintritt frei

please download the festival program >here<

Program Schedule

MAY 8 ... MAY 9 ... MAY 10 ... MAY 11 ... MAY 12

Saturday . May 11 (Kinosaal/Cinema)
2 pm / 14 Uhr

REAL vs BARCELONA
Director: Ibrail Abubakr
Documentary, Color, 17 min.
Iraq 2012
Kurdish with English subtitles

DIE RÜCKKEHR VON "RÜBEZAHL" IN DEN BERLINER STADTWALD /
THE RETURNING OF "RÜBEZAHL" INTO THE BERLIN FOREST

Director: Wolfgang Johannes Lechner
Narrative/Experimental, Color, 60 min.
Germany 2012
German

Saturday . May 11 (Kinosaal/Cinema)
4 pm / 16 Uhr

EIN, ZWEI, DREI
Director: Stuart Pound
Experimental, Color, 1 min.
UK 2012

NIMSAT BADTAR / HALF AN HOUR LATER
Director: Mohammad Reza Lotfi
Narrative, Color, 22 min.
Iran 2012
Persian with English subtitles

10 ÇIRKE / 10 SECONDS
Director: Ako Aziz Merza
Narrative, Color, 85 min.
Iraq 2012
Kurdish with English subtitles

Saturday . May 11 (Kinosaal/Cinema)
6 pm / 18 Uhr

COINED
Director: Elijah Hasan
Experimental, Color, 8 min.
USA 2010
English

GARIFUNA IN PERIL
Directors: Ali Allie & Ruben Reyes
Narrative, Color, 99 min.
Honduras/U.S.A. 2012
English, Spanish and Garifuna with English subtitles

Saturday . May 11 (Bibliothek/Library)
6 pm / 18 Uhr

Seminar

RAP IS THE KEY / RAP IST DER SCHLÜSSEL

Conductor/Dirigentin: Marina Treichel
Participants/TeilnehmerInnen: Borris Diederichs, Deutsch-Französisches Jugendwerk (German French Youth Office)
Joe Bliese, MC, Kulturwissenschaftler (Cultural Scientist), Witness Berlin e.V.
Roland Geiger, Jugend- u. Familienstiftung Land Berlin (Youth and Family Foundation of Berlin)
Kerstin Wode, Institut für Qualitätsentwicklung an Schulen (Institute for Quality Development in Schools), Schleswig-Holstein, Festival-Leitung "Rap dich stark" (Festival Director "Be Empowered by Rap")
and Guests / und Gäste

Music - Film - Dialogue are door-openers between young people, adults and societies, on the upward path towards education, understanding, cooperation and constructive societal participation, resulting from the contributions of a universal spoken word music entitled RAP, which is a key component towards, A Complexion Change - Future Blossoms.

Musik - Film - Dialog sind Türöffner zwischen jungen Menschen, Erwachsenen und Gesellschaften auf dem Weg nach oben in Richtung Bildung, Verständnis, Kooperation und konstruktiver gesellschaftlicher Beteiligung, welche aus den Beiträgen einer universellen Musik des gesprochenen Wortes mit Namen RAP resultieren, der ein Schlüsselelement für A Complexion Change - Future Blossoms (den Wandel im Erscheinungsbild - Blüten der Zukunft) darstellt.

Saturday . May 11 (Kinosaal/Cinema)
8 pm / 20 Uhr

A TRIBUTE TO WILLIAM GREAVES
THE FIRST WORLD FESTIVAL OF NEGRO ARTS
Director: William Greaves
Documentary, B/W, 40 min.
USA 1967
English

THE COLLEGIUM - FORUM & TELEVISION PROGRAM BERLIN
Conversation with William Greaves and Audrey Henningham

Production & Direction: Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith/Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre
Documentary, Color, 60 min.
Berlin/Germany 2004
English

Saturday . May 11 (Bibliothek/Library)
8 pm / 20 Uhr

Performance

OKBeat on STAGE: "CRAZY WORDS"

Presenter/Präsentator: Rolf Gänsrich/OKBeat, Author
Guests / Gäste:
Heiko Welker/Music
Dave/Author

Spoken word, music, pantomime and much more...

Gesprochenes Wort, Musik, Pantomime und vieles mehr...

Saturday . May 11 (Kinosaal/Cinema)
10 pm / 22 Uhr

BAZ BARAN! / RAIN AGAIN!
Director: Mohammad Reza Khavari
Narrative/Experimental, Color, 8 min.
Iran 2012
no dialogue

CRITERIOH
Director: Alberto Blanco
Documentary, Color, 19 min.
Spain 2011
Spanish with English subtitles

SHIRIN GHANARI BOD / SHIRIN WAS A CANARY
Director: Davood Tohidparast
Narrative, Color, 90 min.
Iran 2012
Persian with English subtitles

 

MOTTOES

"I may not make it if I try, but I damn sure won´t if I don´t..."
Oscar Brown Jr.

"Mankind will either find a way or make one."
C.P. Snow

"Whatever you do..., be cool!"
Joseph Louis Turner

"Yes, I can...!"
Sammy Davis Jr.

"Yes, We can...!"
Barack Obama

 

Prof.  Donald Muldrow Griffith

Embassy of the United States of America

Checkpoint Charlie Stiftung

 

euromight

wave magazine

united against racism

tulipphoto

African Women in Europe

 
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The Collegium - Forum & Television Program
Fountainhead® Distribution - Film & Anthologies
Classic In Black
Portraits and Poems

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History
Tribute to William Greaves
PROGRAM SCHEDULE
download pdf >here<
The Oasis/...Art & Culture...
Gifts of Art
Indiana University South Bend
Yes, They Can! - 33 Years Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre
by Ursula Wunder