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I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not meets Speisekino: Black President

I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not #31: I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not meets Speisekino
Film: Black President by Mpumelelo Mcata
Hosts: Gabi Ngcobo and Thiago de Paula Souza
Dinner and film screening, subtitles in English
12 €

Please RSVP until Thursday, August 30, 2018, 4 pm at speisekino@berlinbiennale.de or purchase a ticket in advance.

Pick-up presale tickets or purchase tickets at the door before 7:30 pm on the night of the event at the Berlin Biennale counter in front of ZK/U. Food is served from 7 to 9 pm. Film begins at 9 pm. 

"What is Black Guilt? I’ve often asked myself, why can't artist Kudzanai Chiurai be free to just paint flowers or some shit…?" In this film we question the responsibility of African artists in an ever more globalised universe, where we maybe find ourselves "playing catch up" to the West as opposed to following our own paths. Are we victims of our past, forever beholden to our so called arrested development, or is our superpower our burden? (Mpumelelo Mcata)

ZK/U – Center for Art and Urbanistics’ regular Speisekino format combines films and food around a particular topic. Sometimes the relation is obvious, and food from the region where the film is set is served. Sometimes the link between the two is more subtle, when for example the film is accompanied by a dish that also appears in the plot. Throughout its running time, the 10th Berlin Biennale collaborates with ZK/U for I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not meets Speisekino and invites various hosts to select and present food and footage around aspects of the 10th Berlin Biennale.

Dinner

Menu: Wild boar goulash fresh from Ruppiner Land. With potatoes and rocket salad with fried pear and cranberry dressing.

For vegetarians: pumpkin potaoe goulash.

Dessert:

orange sorbet with mascarpone and plums