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5 lectures about: Migration


Continental Drift: New Views on Africa

10.02.2019

What's right and wrong is a matter of perception. Young filmmakers and artists from Lesotho, South Africa and Spain debate changing perceptions and question contradictory representations of Africa, which drift in and out of the continent.

  • Screenwriting
  • Activism
  • Migration
  • Political Cinema
  • Central- & South Africa
  • BT Alumni




In Transit: Thrown into the World

21.02.2018

Reflecting on Transit (Competition), German auteur director Christian Petzold explains how he uncovered the core and characters of the original historical novel in an open dialogue with actor Barbara Auer and the crew on-set.

  • Migration
  • Screenwriting
  • Berlinale Competition
  • Storytelling
  • Directing
  • Historical / Period




I'm British But ... The Many States of Film

13.02.2017

Highlighting in her films the experiences of immigrants caught between two worlds, Gurinder Chadha (Viceroy’s House) tells her story of how the outspoken British-Indian girl, who refused to cook, ended up bravely taking the film world by storm.

  • Storytelling
  • Migration
  • Historical / Period
  • Directing
  • coming-of-age




Doc Different: Co-Producing Culture

13.02.2017

Filmmakers, curators, bloggers and specialists for audience engagement consider how the web enables us to rethink documentary production as an ongoing holistic process of creating impact and democratic cultural exchange long before the release of the film.

  • Berlinale Forum
  • Distribution
  • Art
  • Political Cinema
  • Migration




Migratory Narratives: The Future World of the Refugee Camp

14.02.2016

Acclaimed production designer Alex McDowell considers with humanitarian experts, VR specialists and people with first-hand experiences the nature of elements of a refugee camp to offer a new approach to understand these complex universes.

  • Worldbuilding
  • Storytelling
  • Creating Impact
  • Migration
  • Political Cinema