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The KENAKO African festival in Berlin will be held live

KENAKO African festival
The KENAKO African festival in Berlin will be held live

The KENAKO African festival in Berlin will be held digitally due to the coronavirus pandemic as this years’ event has had to be cancelled.

This measn that it will not be held in the usual form on Berlin’s Alexanderplatz this year. The organisers have deiced to move the festival to an online platform so that attendees cannot miss it.

KENAKO African Festival in Berlin will be happening digitally in September under the item ‘program’ on their website where you will find more information about the upcoming events so you don’t miss out!!

‘House Girl’ by Ghanain/British Koby Adams is an interesting short film based on the ‘African diaspora’

Program overview: 

05.09.2020, 7 p.m. – Panel discussion: Outstanding apologies and non-return: Does Germany deny its own colonial history?
Where? Rathaus Mitte (Karl-Marx-Allee 31, 10178 Berlin, near: U Schillingstr.)

07.09.2020, 8 p.m. – Panel discussion: 60 years of independence: How independent are the African states now?
Where? Zoom ( link ); Facebook Live (KENAKO Africa Festival Facebook page)

09.09.2020, 7 p.m.  – Lecture: What are the advantages and disadvantages of the linguistic diversity of Africa? (ENGLISH)
Where? Zoom ( link ); Facebook Live (KENAKO Africa Festival Facebook page)

12.09.2020, 6 p.m. – Lecture: Representation of African cinema in Germany: Nollywood in Germany?
Where? Zoom ( link ); Facebook Live (KENAKO Africa Festival Facebook page)

14.09.2020, 6 p.m. – Workshop: Critical Whiteness
Where? Africa Media Center, Großkopfstr. 6-7, 13403 Berlin
For further information and registration write to kenako [at] kenako-festival.de.

19.09.2020, 6 p.m. – Lecture: Health systems in Africa
Where? Zoom ( link ); Facebook Live (KENAKO Africa Festival Facebook page)

09/21/2020, 8 p.m. – Reading: Africa’s Achievements
Where? Zoom ( link ); Facebook Live (KENAKO Africa Festival Facebook page)

26.09.2020, 7 p.m. – Panel discussion: Everyday racism in Germany
Where? District Office Reinickendorf, Eichborndamm 215, 13437 Berlin (BVV hall)
In cooperation with the Partnership for Democracies Berlin-Reinickendorf

Here’s how last year’s festival was to know what you missed and what’s in store for you this year:

Source: KENAKO Africa Festival 

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