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Berlinale 2013 Empfehlungen

Zu Beginn der Berlinale 2013 haben wir einige Filmtipps zusammengestellt. Es handelt sich um eine subjektive Auswahl von Filmen von afrikanischen Filmemacher/innen bzw. zu sozialkritischen Themen mit Afrikabezug. Wir freuen uns, dass der südafrikanische Film... |+| read article

Film "Climate Crimes" von Ulrich Eichelmann in deutschen Kinos

Filmplakat "Climate Crimes" (2013)

Mit dem Film "Climate Crimes" aus dem Jahr 2013 stellt sich auch Regisseur Ulrich Eichelmann der Frage nach den möglichen Paradoxien, die Nachhaltigkeit und Energiewende mit... |+| read article

AfryKamera: African Film Festival in Poland - Call for Submissions


AfryKamera: African Film Festival in Poland ( is the first such festival in the region of Eastern Europe dedicated to African film and African diaspora film in general. The VIII AfryKamera African Film Festival is set to take place in... |+| read article

„Cabralista“ debütiert in Berlin, von Tiago Mansilha (Berlinda)

„Niemand macht eine erfolgreiche Revolution ohne revolutionäre Theorie“, sind die Worte von Amilcar Cabral, dem Gründer der „Partido Africano da Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde” (kurz PAIGC), der afrikanischen Partei für die... |+| read article

AfricAvenir Windhoek: African Perspectives Film Series in 2013


The AfricAvenir "African Perspectives" Film Series in Windhoek has become an established institution in Namibia's capital over the years. Here we give you an overview of our planning for the year 2013, a year full of good African... |+| read article

“Destiny” - A film to be remembered today. Chahine and Averroes as relevant as ever. By Hans-Christian Mahnke, Windhoek, Namibia


I visited Cordoba, Spain this year for the first time, attending the 9th African Film Festival Cordoba as a panellist and international guest. Here I came across the statue of an Arabic scholar born 1126 in Cordoba, and died in 1198 in Marrakesh. Abū l-Walīd... |+| read article

Interview with Haile Gerima: „Freedom is not some kind of 'UNESCO milk' that can be given to someone. It is something people fight for“

Interview with Haile Gerima, conducted by Nicolai Röschert and Isabelle Scheele (both AfricAvenir), on the occasion of the AfricAvenir screening of the film “Teza” on 3. May 2011 in Berlin. "Teza" will be screened by the Namibian branch of... |+| read article

Zimbabwean Premiere: "The Lion's Point of View" by Hip Hop Star Didier Awadi, at Book Café, WED, 1st August 2012, 6 p.m.

On Wednesday, 1st August 2012 at 6 p.m., the European Union Delegation to Zimbabwe in cooperation with Book CaféMagambaPamberi Trust  and AfricAvenir is presenting... |+| read article

Awards Annoucement: 15th Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentary and Short Film 23-28 June 2012

The Jury of the 15th Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentary and Short Film which took place between 23-28 June 2012 is proud to announce the Award winning filmslisted below. The Jury President Hans-Christian Mahnke, Head of AfricAvenir Namibia,... |+| read article

Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentary and Short Films, 15th Edition June 23-28, 2012, Official partner AfricAvenir attending

The Ismailia International Festival for Documentary and Short Films is due to start with its 15th edition, taking place from 23-28 of June in the city of Ismailia, Egypt. AfricAvenir’s Augetto Graig and Hans-Christian Mahnke will be attending.
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Women Matter at "African Perspectives", AfricAvenir Namibia Film Series 2012

The Namibian branch of AfricAvenir organises the film series “African Perspectives”, which has an impressive line-up of films that will be screened for the next several months in Windhoek, the capital. Founder and director Hans-Christian Mankhe talked... |+| read article

On Film and cinema in Libya – Interview with Libyan film critic and festival director Ramadan Salim, by Hans-Christian Mahnke

ramadan salim

Ramadan Salim was born 1953 in Azizia, Libya. He is writer, journalist, and film critic, who began writing in 1979 about Libyan literature and never stopped since. His work focuses on Arabic culture in general, and on Magreb literature and cinema in... |+| read article

AfricAvenir official partner to Ismailia International Film Festival, 23-28 June, Ismailia, Egypt

AfricAvenir is happy to announce that it will be an official partner of the 15th Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentary and Short Films, which will be held in Ismailia, Egypt, from 23 to 28 of June 2012. Genres
Animation,... |+| read article

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