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Saturday, May 9 (Hörsaal/Auditorium 1072)
7 pm / 19 Uhr

 

OS MENINOS DO RIO / CHILDREN OF THE RIVER
Director: Javier Macipe
Narrative, Color, 14 min.
Spain/Portugal 2014
Portuguese with English subtitles

XXX. 2015 Black International Cinema Berlin

In the riverside neighborhood of Oporto, all the children prove their courage by jumping from the stunning bridge Luis I into the Duero river. Leo has never done it before. He is different, but he is getting tired of everyone thinking he is a coward.

XXX. 2015 Black International Cinema Berlin

Im Uferviertel von Porto beweisen die Kinder ihren Mut durch einen Sprung von der beeindruckenden Brücke Luis I in den Fluss Duero. Leo hat das noch nie gemacht. Er ist anders, aber er ist es leid, dass jeder denkt, er sei ein Feigling.

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"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

 

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