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Monday, May 4 (Hörsaal/Auditorium 1072)
4.30 pm / 16.30 Uhr

 

A MAN WITHOUT LIMITS

Producers: Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre & Pol-Tel
Director: Dr. Ntongela Masilela
Documentary, Color, 30 min.
Poland/Germany 1988
English

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Documents Europe's first Black Cultural Festival, produced and directed by Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre in Berlin, 1986. This co-production with Polish filmmakers documents the festival, which also includes the founding of Black International Cinema Berlin.  "A Man Without Limits" was awarded "Best Film" in 1988 by the Polish Commission for Film Arts.

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photo left: Carnell Lyons, photo right: Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith, Dr. Ntongela Masilela
Black Cultural Festival Berlin 1986

 

Dokumentiert Europas erstes Black Cultural Festival, das von Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre 1986 in Berlin produziert und geleitet wurde. Diese Koproduktion mit polnischen Filmemachern wirft einen Blick zurück auf das Festival, welches das Black International Cinema Berlin begründete. "A Man Without Limits" wurde von der Polnischen Kommission für Filmkunst mit dem Preis "Bester Film" 1988 ausgezeichnet.

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