Berlinale Africa Hub
Please note that the information currently given below refers to the diversity & inclusion events at the Berlinale Africa Hub 2019. All relevant content will be updated as soon as it becomes available.
Focusing on network building through online repertories, the diversity and inclusion events at the Berlinale Africa Hub will foreground the strategies, organizations and individuals that aim at creating a self-empowering, self-enabling inclusive network of African women film professionals.
Diversity & Inclusion
Opening of the Berlinale Africa Hub with Words of Welcome by Michelle Müntefering, Secretary of State for International Cultural Policy, German Federal Foreign Offices followed by two short keynotes by Lara Preston, The Ladima Foundation (South Africa) & Tsitsi Dangarembga, African Women Filmmakers Hub (Zimbabwe).
The Opening will be followed by our first Africa Hub Talk: "Inclusive Network Building: African Women Film Professionals"
Focusing on network building through online repertories, this panel will foreground the strategies, organizations and individuals that aim at creating a self-empowering, self-enabling inclusive network of African women film professionals.
Tsitsi Dangarembga (AWFH, Zimbabwe)
Bongiwe Selane (Producer, South Africa)
Mmabatho Kau (Producer, South Africa)
Edima Otuokon (The Ladima Foundation)
Moderated by Katharina Hedrén (Goethe Institute, South Africa)
Monday, 11th Feb, 3.30 - 4.30 pm, Africa Hub
BUFIS: Re-Inventing African Cinema & Challenging Migration Narratives
Dealing with the big dream, bringing an unknown side of contemporary Somali pop culture and its everlasting nomadic soul to the screen.
Vincenzo Cavallo (Cultural Video Production, Kenya)
Moderated by Rodney Charles (Producer / Director / Writer, UK)
In cooperation with World Cinema Fund, Berlinale Talents and Berlinale Co-Production Market.