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FOUNTAINHEAD® TANZ THEATRE
e LETTER, Berlin/Germany
May 2008
members.aol.com/bicdance
www.fountainhead-tanz-theatre.de
www.black-international-cinema.com

Please send replies to / Bitte senden Sie Antworten an
bicdance (at) aol.com

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THE COLLEGIUM TELEVISION PROGRAM BERLIN
produced & directed by/produziert und geleitet von
Fountainhead® Tanz Theatre/Black International Cinema Berlin/Cultural Zephyr e.V.

Offener Kanal Berlin (OKB), Open Channel Berlin
Voltastr. 5, 13355 Berlin-Wedding


***SPECIAL Edition***
MAY 29, 2008
8.00-9.30 pm/20.00-21.30 Uhr
the public is cordially invited


A COMPLEXION CHANGE
Vision II

THE COLLEGIUM - Forum & Television Program Berlin
in co-operation with
Offener Kanal Berlin

Production & Direction
Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith, (co-founder/producer/director)
Fountainhead® Tanz Theatre
Black International Cinema Berlin
Cultural Zephyr e.V.

via Television, Internet, Radio
in English, German, French, Spanish, Arabic

present/präsentieren

A COMPLEXION CHANGE - Vision II
Intercultural Dialogue within a Migratory Society
The future is with us, how do we respond to the inevitabilities of population change,
clash or cooperation?
Partial Portrait / Past, Present, Future?
A relationship of Europe to the world and the human contributions to a developing Europe, at the dawn of the 21st century.

EIN WANDEL IM ERSCHEINUNGSBILD - Vision II
Interkultureller Dialog in einer Migrationsgesellschaft
Die Zukunft ist heute.
Wie reagieren wir auf die Unabwendbarkeit der Veränderung der Bevölkerung?
Konflikt oder Kooperation?
Teilporträt / Vergangenheit, Gegenwart, Zukunft?
Eine Beziehung Europas zur Welt und der Beiträge der Menschen zu einem sich entwickelnden Europa, im Anbruch des 21. Jahrhunderts.

PROGRAM
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Introduction
Moderator: Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith
Co-Founder/Producer/Director
Fountainhead Tanz Theatre / Black International Cinema Berlin /
THE COLLEGIUM - Forum & Television Program Berlin / Cultural Zephyr e.V.

Oral Presentation
"Our World Between Diversity and Coming Together" /
"Unsere Welt zwischen Nhe und Distanz und zwischen Dialog und Monolog"
Mahgoub Eltayeb, Sudan/Berlin
Director, Sudanese Association
Betriebsrat, Phoenix Pharmacutical

Intermission

Visual Presentation
Sonjah Prinz, Germany und Esterina Petrauschke
"One World Children's Musical"
Kinderperformance / Part I

Oral Presentation
"Diverse & Together" / "Vielfältig & Gemeinsam"
Sonjah Prinz

Visual Presentation
Sonjah Prinz, Germany und Esterina Petrauschke
"One World Children's Musical"
Kinderperformance / Part II


Intermission

Cinema
Festival Impressions - XXIII. Black International Cinema Berlin 2008


Oral Presentation
"Reflections" / "Überlegungen"
Gary Wiggins, USA/Berlin
Program Director, Music as Cultural Diplomacy
Institute for Cultural Diplomacy


Musical Interlude
Gary Wiggins / saxophone

Oral Presentation
"Questions about Identity" / "Fragen zu Identitt"
Mark C. Donfried, USA/Berlin
Director, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy

Intermission

Oral Presentation
" Un Changement d'image la franaise:
le multicultarisme franais et le cas des banlieues" /
" A Complexion Change la francaise:
French multiculturalism and the case of the suburbs"
Harry Louiserre, Gaudeloupe/France/Berlin
Managing Director, Classic In Black

Intermission

Oral Presentation
"YES, WE CAN - The International Impact of Barack Obama" /
"JA, WIR KÖNNEN - Barack Obama Und Sein Internationaler Einfluss"
John Matip Eichler, Germany
Manager, Swiss Bank Berlin

Intermission

Cinema
"Paloma"
Script & Direction: Simon Jaikiriuma Paetau, Colombia/Germany 2006

Intermission

Music and Spoken Word Presentation
A Complexion Change Orchestra

"A Complexion Change" (An Original Composition & Oral Presentation)
Fuasi Abdul-Khaliq, USA/Berlin
Saxophonist/Composer & Conductor

"As Long (there's a Soul there's Hope)"
Jumaa Alexander Prvulovic, Germany
Vocals/co-composer for "A Complexion Change"

"Gather Your Men And Prepare Your Women"
Yamil Borges, USA/Berlin
Spoken Word

Jeremy Green, UK/Berlin
Piano

Ramani Krishna, India/Berlin
Bass

Rico McClaren, USA/Berlin
Drums

Guitar Crusher, USA/Berlin
Guitar & Vocals


Translations
Simon Jaikiriuma Paetau, Colombia/Berlin
Mahgoub Eltayeb, Sudan/Berlin
Lola Zuckermann, France/Berlin
Anke Broszio, Berlin

Radio
Rolf Gnsrich, Berlin

Catering
Saltmann & Company
Barbara Saltmann, Jamaica/Berlin

Editors
Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith/The Collegium, U.S.A./Berlin
Angela Kramer/The Collegium, Berlin
Marion Kramer/The Collegium, Berlin


Technicians
Cordula Alkert/The Collegium, Berlin
Thomas M. Wendt/The Collegium, Berlin
Martin Kersten/The Collegium, Berlin
Tom Penman/The Collegium, Scotland/Berlin



For further information & photographic impressions,
please visit THE COLLEGIUM website.
www.fountainhead-tanz-theatre.de/col-e.html

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"Diverse & Together"
A COMPLEXION CHANGE

XXIII. BLACK INTERNATIONAL CINEMA BERLIN
Warsaw/Poland & USA 2008
www.blackinternationalcinema.de

May 8-12, 2008
Moviemento Cinema
Kottbusser Damm 22
10967 Berlin, Kreuzberg

Production & Direction:
Fountainhead® Tanz Theatre
The Collegium - Forum & Television Program Berlin
Cultural Zephyr e.V.
in association with
Classic in Black
Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
in co-operation with
Foundation Diversity Forum, Warsaw/Poland
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FILM & SEMINAR PROGRAM
XXIII. BLACK INTERNATIONAL CINEMA
Berlin/Germany, Warsaw/Poland & USA 2008

Tickets: 7,00 Euro / Reduced: 6,00 Euro (students)
Young People's Program: 3,00 Euro
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THURSDAY - MAY 8

10 am/10 Uhr

YOUNG PEOPLE'S PROGRAM - Cinema Around the World!
Introduction/Einfhrung
Fountainhead® Tanz Theatre


SHARED HISTORY
Director: Felicia D. Furman
Documentary, Color, 57 min.
USA 2005
English



5 pm/17 Uhr


OPENING CEREMONY

Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith
co-founder/publisher/producer/director:
Fountainhead® Tanz Theatre/Black International Cinema Berlin/
THE COLLEGIUM - Forum & Television Program Berlin/Cultural Zephyr e.V.

Harry Louiserre
Managing Director, Classic In Black

Mark C. Donfried
Director, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy

Gary Wiggins
Project Manager, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy

John Matip Eichler
Manager, Swiss Bank Berlin

Barbara Saltmann
Vorstand, Caribbean United European Society e.V.

Fuasi Abdul-Khaliq
Saxophonist/Composer



6 pm/18 Uhr

ILLEGAL TENDER (European Premiere)
Director: Franc. Reyes
Producer: John Singleton
Narrative, Color, 108 min.
USA 2007
English and Spanish with English subtitles


8 pm/20 Uhr

SHARED HISTORY
Director: Felicia D. Furman
Documentary, Color, 57 min.
USA 2005
English

THE POWER OF ART - WOMEN'S VOICES IN AFRICA
Director: Claudine Pommier
Documentary, Color, 51 min.
Canada 2007
English and French with English subtitles


10 pm/22 Uhr

REVOLUTION '67
Director: Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno
Documentary, Color, 90 min.
USA 2007
English

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FRIDAY - MAY 9

10 am/10 Uhr

YOUNG PEOPLES PROGRAM - Cinema Around the World!
Introduction/Einfhrung
Fountainhead Tanz Theatre

THE POWER OF ART - WOMEN'S VOICES IN AFRICA
Director: Claudine Pommier
Documentary, Color, 51 min.
Canada 2007
English and French with English subtitles


4 pm/16 Uhr

Music Seminar
Harry Louiserre
David Brewer
Lily Halim


6 pm/18 Uhr

FARA BIRIQUI / FIGHTING WOMEN
Director: Fatoumata Coulibaly
Documentary, Color, 26 min.
Mali 2007
French and Bambara with French subtitles

DE WEG NAAR MEKKA / THE ROAD TO MECCA
Director: Johannes Bucher
Documentary, Color, 40 min.
Belgium 2007
English, Dutch, Arabic, French with English subtitles

MODELS OF SUCCESS
Director: Art L. Jones
Documentary, Color, 24 min.
Bahrain 2006/2007
English


8 pm/20 Uhr

PAINTED SMILES
Director: Frank E. Jackson, Jr.
Narrative, Color, 95 min.
USA 2007
English


10 pm/22 Uhr

MUHTADI
Director: Elspeth Duncan & Frances-Anne Solomon
Documentary, Color, 24 min.
Canada 2007
English

HOW DO I LOOK
Director: Wolfgang Busch
Documentary, Color, 80 min.
USA 1995-2006
English


12 am/24 Uhr

ILLEGAL TENDER
Director: Franc. Reyes
Producer: John Singleton
Narrative, Color, 108 min.
USA 2007
English and Spanish with English subtitles

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SATURDAY - MAY 10

4 pm/16 Uhr

Seminar
A COMPLEXION CHANGE
Fuasi Abdul-Khaliq
Gary Wiggins
Alexander Provulivic (Jumaa)
Yamil Borgas


6 pm/18 Uhr

I. SURF NOIR, II. TU SOLUS SANCTUS
Directors: Suyen Mosley & Marsha Terry
Documentary, Color/B/W, 7 min.
USA 2007
English

ART MOVES - Adilia on Staircase
Director: Michael Douglas Hawk
Experimental, Color, 10 min.
Germany 2006
no dialogue

MOVEMENT (R)EVOLUTION AFRICA
Directors: Joan Frosch & Alla Kovgan
Documentary, Color, 65 min.
USA 2007
English and French, Portuguese, Wolof, Japanese with English subtitles


8 pm/20 Uhr

ALGENY: THE GENETIC FACTOR
Director: Andrew Burroughs
Narrative, Color, 96 min.
USA 2006/2007
English


10 pm/22 Uhr

THE SOUL SEARCHERS: THREE STORIES
Director: Jeffrey C. Wray
Narrative, Color, 50 min.
USA 2008
English

THROWN AWAY / THO`WAYZ
Director: Jeff W. Jaggers II
Documentary, Color/B/W, 57 min.
USA 2007
English


12 am/24 Uhr

HONOR FORD SMITH: HONOR-BOUND
Director: Jay Prychidny
Documentary, Color, 24 min.
Canada 2006
English

BLUEPRINT
Director: Kirk Shannon-Butts
Narrative, Color, 75 min.
USA 2006
English

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SUNDAY - MAY 11

4 pm/16 Uhr

Reading/Lesung
"Kreuzberg Musing"
Rolf Gnsrich and Friends

During the festival, Rolf Gnsrich presents excerpts from his 13 year radio program, Okbeat, articles published in the news magazine, Prenzlberger Ansichten, and from his stage performances, accompanied by BeTonWerker.

Rolf Gnsrich prsentiert whrend des Festivals Ausschnitte aus 13 Jahren seines Radioprogramms Okbeat, seiner Artikel bei der Monatszeitschrift Prenzlberger Ansichten und von seinen Bhnenauftritten, begleitet von BeTonWerker.


6 pm/18 Uhr

LE FURA DE KOLOKANI / BAMANAN WEDDING CEREMONY
Director: Baba Kan
Documentary, Color, 26 min.
Mali 2008
French and Bamanan with French subtitles

PRISON D'ARGENT
Director: Harbert Maga
Narrative, Color, 16 min.
Mali 2001
French

BURU GARRA / HILLY RIVER
Director: Shriprakash
Documentary, Color, 29 min.
India 2007
English and Hindi with English subtitles

TARA WOODS - MACOMERE FIFI
Directors: Andrea Stewart & Frances-Anne Solomon
Documentary, Color, 24 min.
Canada 2007
English


8 pm/20 Uhr

A WINTER TALE
Director: Frances-Anne Solomon
Narrative, Color, 100 min.
Canada 2007
English


10 pm/22 Uhr

SIPHON / SYMPHONY
Director: Farid Mirkhani
Experimental, Color, 12 min.
Iran
Persian with English subtitles

I USED TO LOVE HER
Director: Mark Harris
Narrative, Color, 90 min.
USA 2008
English


12 am/24 Uhr

BY POPULAR DEMAND
Director: Colin Sinclair
Narrative, Color, 45 min.
Germany 2008
English

HOW DO I LOOK
Director: Wolfgang Busch
Documentary, Color, 80 min.
USA 1995-2006
English

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MONDAY - MAY 12

4 pm/16 Uhr

Communication Workshop
"LET'S TALK ABOUT SEX!"
transcendent, transformative, transgender

Interactive conversation regarding cross-frontier sex,
conducted by sexpert Dr. Laura Mritt

Gesprchsrunde zu grenzberschreitendem Sex
mit Sexpertin Dr. Laura Mritt


6 pm/18 Uhr

DU DARFST
Director: Peter Henselder
Experimental, Color, 16 min.
Germany 2006
German

POP FOUL
Director: Moon Molson
Narrative, Color, 20 min.
USA 2007
English

RAPGALSENE - WORD POWER FROM SENEGAL
Director: Lukas May
Documentary, Color, 57 min.
Senegal/Germany 2007
French and Wolof with English subtitles


8 pm/20 Uhr

LA PEINTURE DE TERRE / MUD PAINTING
Director: Baba Kan
Documentary, Color, 26 min.
Mali 2005
French and Bamanan with French subtitles

BLACK ON BLACK
Director: Damon Russell
Narrative, Color, 10,5 min.
USA 2007
English

DON'T HATE: STRIPPERS FIGHT THE GOVERNMENT
Director: Jimmy A. Bell
Documentary, Color, 71 min.
USA 2007
English


10 pm/22 Uhr

A WINTER TALE
Director: Frances-Anne Solomon
Narrative, Color, 100 min.
Canada 2007
English

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FILM DESCRIPTIONS & FURTHER INFORMATION
XXIII. Black International Cinema
Berlin/Germany, Warsaw/Poland & U.S.A. 2008
www.black-international-cinema.com/BIC08/html/bic_08.htm

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AACHRONYM
A Blog regarding Global African Arts with a focus on art-equity and cultural patrimony issues.
Notable Person: Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith / Fountainhead® Tanz Theatre
aachronym.blogspot.com/2007/11/notable-person-prof-donald.html

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THE COLLEGIUM TELEVISION PROGRAM BERLIN
produced & directed by/produziert und geleitet von
Fountainhead® Tanz Theatre/Black International Cinema Berlin/Cultural Zephyr e.V.

Offener Kanal Berlin (OKB), Open Channel Berlin

***LIVE Edition***
MAY 18, 2008
9.00-10.00 pm/21.00-22.00 Uhr

RE-BROADCAST
MAY 25, 2008
9.00-10.00 pm/21.00-22.00 Uhr

CINEMA
"Paloma"
Script & Direction: Simon Jaikiriuma Paetau, Columbia/Germany 2006


STATE OF AFFAIRS
Barbara Saltmann
Board of Directors, Caribbean United European Society e.V., Jamaica
Ramon Lopez Carrasco
Filmmaker/Masseur


ARTS CALENDAR
SyncreArtProductions
Production, Artistic Direction & Choreography:
Mark Headley

Choreography: Matthew Thomas
Dancers: Silviana Sosa, Claudia Cocozza, Antje Gentsch, Claire Carthew

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Fountainhead® at fest21.com
www.fest21.com/blog/fountainhead


XXII. BLACK INTERNATIONAL CINEMA BERLIN 2007
FESTIVAL IMPRESSIONS
www.black-international-cinema.com/BIC07/bic07_frameset.htm

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THE COLLEGIUM TELEVISION PROGRAM BERLIN
produced & directed by/produziert und geleitet von
Fountainhead® Tanz Theatre/Black International Cinema Berlin/Cultural Zephyr e.V.

* LIVE * LIVE * LIVE * LIVE * LIVE * LIVE *

Sundays 9-10 pm / 21-22 Uhr
Offener Kanal Berlin (OKB), Open Channel Berlin


THE COLLEGIUM TRAILER
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQOIc5EqqGw


THE COLLEGIUM Television Program is televised in Berlin, Magdeburg and Wolfsburg.
THE COLLEGIUM Fernsehmagazin wird in Berlin, Magdeburg und Wolfsburg ausgestrahlt.

produced & directed by/produziert und geleitet von
Fountainhead® Tanz Theatre/Black International Cinema Berlin/ Cultural Zephyr e.V.

BERLIN
Every Sunday/jeden Sonntag
9.00-10.00 pm
21.00-22.00 Uhr
Offener Kanal Berlin
Voltastr. 5
13355 Berlin-Wedding

presenting / präsentiert wird

Cinema / State of Affairs / Arts Calendar
Filme / Diskussion / Kunstkalender

for program information, please contact:
Programminformationen bitte unter:

0049 (0)30-782 16 21
0049 (0)30-75 46 09 46

THE COLLEGIUM MAGDEBURG
First Thursday in every month
Jeden ersten Donnerstag im Monat
6.00 - 7.00 pm
18.00 - 19.00 Uhr

THE COLLEGIUM WOLFSBURG
TV 38
for program schedule, please consult website www.tv38.de


THE COLLEGIUM Television Program Berlin
Upcoming *Live* Editions 2008

JUNE 22
JULY 20
AUGUST 17
SEPTEMBER 21
OCTOBER 19
NOVEMBER 16
DECEMBER 14


at 9.00 p.m. / 21.00 Uhr

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FOUNTAINHEAD® TANZ THEATRE
BLACK INTERNATIONAL CINEMA BERLIN
THE COLLEGIUM - FORUM & TELEVISION PROGRAM BERLIN
CULTURAL ZEPHYR e.V.

MISSION STATEMENT
We are an international, intercultural community of persons engaged in achieving increasing understanding and cooperation between individuals and groups in support of democratic procedures and the elimination of violence, religious, ethnic and gender persecution, youth exploitation, homophobia and racial hatred through the process of art, education, culture and dialogue.

Wir sind eine internationale, interkulturelle Gemeinschaft von Menschen mit dem Engagement für ein besseres Verständnis und wachsende Kooperation zwischen Individuen und Gruppen, mit Unterstützung des demokratischen Prozesses und der Beseitigung von Gewalt, Verfolgung aufgrund religiöser, ethnischer und geschlechtlicher Zugehörigkeit, Kindes- und Jugendmissbrauch, Homosexuellen-Feindlichkeit und von Rassenhass, durch die Mittel der Kunst, der Bildung, der Kultur und des Dialogs.

Nous sommes une communauté internationale et interculturelle de personnes engagées à promouvoir la compréhension et la coopération croissantes entre les individus et les groupes, à lappui des outils démocratiques et à travers lélimination de la violence, de la persécution religieuse, ethnique et sexuelle, de lexploitation de la jeunesse, de lhomophobie et de la haine raciale par le processus de lart, de léducation, de la culture et du dialogue.

MOTTOS
"I may not make it if I try, but I damn sure wont if I dont..." - 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

Copyright: Fountainhead®, May 2008
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