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Saturday, May 9 (Hörsaal/Auditorium 1072)
5 pm / 17 Uhr


Director: Paula Gepard
Documentary, Color, 9 min.
Germany 2014
English with German and English subtitles

XXX. 2015 Black International Cinema Berlin

"It's Europe Or Death" is the story of a young black African man, who, jobless, driven by misery, hunger, wars,... hikes – with a last glimmer of hope – through the Black Continent. He is telling his story…
This 9-min-music-drama did spring from "Shake Hands With The Devil" by Roméo Dallaire, UN-General in Rwanda 1994.

XXX. 2015 Black International Cinema Berlin

"It's Europe Or Death" ist die Geschichte eines jungen schwarzen Afrikaners, der, arbeitslos, getrieben von Armut, Hunger, Kriegen, … durch den Schwarzen Kontinent wandert – mit dem letzten Funken Hoffnung. Er erzählt seine Geschichte...
Dieses 9-minütige Musikdrama basiert auf "Shake Hands With The Devil" von Roméo Dallaire, UN-General in Ruanda 1994.

XXX. 2015 Black International Cinema Berlin

"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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Checkpoint Charlie Stiftung Mediawave Festival United Against Racism
Euromight - Your Guide to Afro-Europe Tulip Photo African Women in Europe Embassy of the United States of America, Berlin/Germany Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
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