Special: Anti-Racism Movements – Screening of Marches for Freedom & The Marchers, Wed, 15 October 2014, 20h00, Hackesche Höfe Kino

Inspired and influenced by the nonviolent protests led by Gandhi and Martin Luther King, French activists held the March for Equality and Against Racism in 1983, mobilizing more than 100,000 people upon their arrival in Paris and taking a visible stand against racism.

Thirty years later, AfricAvenir and the Initiative of Black People in Germany (called ISD) are now co-hosting a film night on 15 October in Berlin around the theme of anti-racism movements in France and the United States. The evening will begin with the documentary Marches for Freedom by the French romanticism activist Rokhaya Diallo, followed by the feature film The Marchers by Nabil Ben Yadir, a critically acclaimed cinematic reconstruction of the March for Equality and Against Racism that filled the streets with droves of demonstrators in opposition to explicit and implicit racism in France.

The screenings will be followed by a question-and-answer session with Toumi Djaïdja, initiator of the 1983 march and Rokhaya Diallo, prominent anti-racism activist (moderated by Jamie Schearer of IBPG) as well as a small reception in the cinema lobby.

The events are sponsored by Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service, RLS, the Heinrich Böll Foundation, and the German Foreign Office’s Action Africa program.

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Special: Anti-racist movements - a screening of “The Marches for Freedom” & “The Marchers” (French with English subtitles), 15.10.2014, 8pm, Hackesche Höfe Kino

Inspired and influenced by the non-violent protest actions by Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr., on 15th October 1983 in France took place a "March for equality and against racism". It gathered more than 100 000 people and was a clear sign against... |+| read article

School screening: “ The Marchers” (La marche, French with English subtitles), 16.10.2014, 10am, Hackesche Höfe Kino

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Trainingsworkshop "Afrikabilder und Weißseinsreflexion" mit dem Trainer Lawrence Oduro-Sarpong, 18/19. Oktober 2014, Pangea-Haus.

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Dialogue forum with Liepollo Lebohang Pheko: "Colonialism, Development Cooperation and the MDGs in Africa – who is actually developing whom?", Tuesday, 21st october, 7 pm, KulturKantine

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Namibian Premiere of the Egyptian feature “Villa 69”, 25. October 2014, 19:00h, Goethe-Centre Windhoek

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Inspiring Young Imaginations: Soul Boy, 01 November 2014, 10:00 am, Cinema FNCC

On Saturday 01 November 2014, AfricAvenir Windhoek and FNCC in partnership with the Goethe-Centre screen the last African film for Children and Youth of this year: Soul Boy. Entrance: N$ 5 for youth and N$ 15 for adults. Soul Boy (2010) by Hawa Essuman,... |+| read article

Filmvorführung: "The Land Between" in Anwesenheit des Regisseurs David Fedele, 3.11.2014, 20:00 Uhr, Hackesche Höfe Kino

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Dialogue Forum with Ibrahima Hathie: “Is the current consensus on the post-2015 agenda favourable to Africa?“, 08. November 2014, 19:00h, GLS Sprachenzentrum, Lounge

The question of what comes after the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) has occupied the UN and its member states for some time now. High-level committees have begun to formulate a new agenda to succeed the current development goals. Ambitious, realistic and... |+| read article

International conference “The Post-2015 Development Agenda – African Perspectives on Global Challenges”, 5th-7th December 2014, JugendKulturZentrum Pumpe, Lützowstr. 42, Berlin

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Cooperation: "The Afro House Experience", Friday, 10th October 2014, 23:00, Badehaus

Funkhaus Europa presents Berlins biggest night in Afro House Music with DJ Cambel Nomi, Mista Wallizz, DJ Pedinho, MC Vido Selashe and Live Percussion by Marcel. - with friendly support by Blogrebellen & AfricAvenir -|+| read article

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