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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


Venue: Rathaus Schöneberg (city hall), John-F.-Kennedy-Platz, 10825 Berlin/Germany
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Sunday . May 12

2 pm / 14Uhr

Director: Sarah Shamash
Experimental, Color, 42 min.
Canada 2011
English subtitles


"(Dis) location - Sampa" examines how geography is devised, organized and constantly transformed, based upon socio-economic factors. This documentary film was shot on location in digital and Super 8. The film is about dislocations and displacements in the chaotic zone of the historic city center, São Paulo, Brazil in 2010. The film maps the daily ritual of three workers in this historic location, while encompassing the complex myriad of economic systems that co-exist, define and transform the center's geographic space.

"(Dis) location - Sampa" untersucht, wie Geografie erarbeitet, organisiert und fortlaufend aufgrund von sozio-ökonomischen Faktoren transformiert wird. Dieser Dokumentarfilm wurde digital und mit Super 8 aufgenommen. Er handelt von Verrückungen und Vertreibungen in der chaotischen Zone des historischen Zentrums in São Paulo, Brasilien im Jahr 2010. Der Film zeichnet die tägliche Routine dreier Arbeiter an diesem historischen Ort nach, während er die komplexen unzähligen ökonomischen Systeme umreisst, die im geografischen Raum des Zentrums ko-existieren, dieses definieren und transformieren.


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