34. Black International Cinema Berlin 2019

“Only when lions have historians will hunters cease being heroes.” - African Proverb



Transnational and Intercultural Diplomacy
An International Media Project (UNESCO, 2011)

"Descending before Ascending..."



XXXIV. 2019 Black International Cinema Berlin

May 9-12 | 2019

Rathaus Schöneberg (city hall)
Kinosaal (cinema)
John-F.-Kennedy-Platz 1,
10825 Berlin/Germany



"Footprints in the Sand?" ExhibitionBerlin 2019
Visual Documentation – Photographic Exhibition

May 1- July 31 | 2019

Rathaus Schöneberg (city hall)
Gallery (1. Floor)
John-F.-Kennedy-Platz 1,
10825 Berlin/Germany


Production and Direction / Produktion und Leitung
Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith / Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre

in association with / in Verbindung mit
The Collegium - Forum & Television Program Berlin
and Cultural Zephyr e.V.

under the patronage of the German Commission for UNESCO
unter Schirmherrschaft der Deutschen UNESCO-Kommission

in cooperation with / in Kooperation mit
Dr. Lisa Rüter
Commissioner for Integration, District Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Berlin
Integrationsbeauftragte des Bezirks Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Berlin

Admission free / Eintritt frei


under the patronage of the German Commission for UNESCO



Screening at Medienwerkstatt Berlin, November 2018
from left: Marion Kramer, Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith, Ute Weiss Leder


presented by
medienwerkstatt berlin
November 5-9 | Kino Central
daily 5-6 p.m.
Rosenthaler Str. 39, 10178 Berlin-Mitte

The Medienwerkstatt Berlin presented its yearly screening
at Cinema Central in Berlin, Germany.
From November 5-9, 2018, daily from 5.00 - 6.00 p.m.,
videos and soundtracks from international artists
were screened, which had been produced at the Medienwerkstatt.
Among them "Yesterday – Here ? | Today - Away",
produced and directed by Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith,
Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre, Black International Cinema Berlin,
THE COLLEGIUM - Forum & Television Program Berlin,
"Footprints in the Sand?" ExhibitionBerlin, Cultural Zephyr e.V.


EFFE Label, Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe



Deutsche Kinemathek - Museum für Film und Fernsehen, Berlin/Germany

Black International Cinema Berlin Archive
Deutsche Kinemathek
Museum für Film und Fernsehen | Museum for Film and Television

"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 Hussein Obama
"Yes, we can and Yes, we better...!" - Barack Hussein Obama and Donald Muldrow Griffith


Supporters and Associates

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