I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not meets Speisekino

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Black President

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ZK/U – Center for Art and Urbanistics
Siemensstraße 27
10551 Berlin

I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not #31: I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not meets Speisekino
Black President (2015) by Mpumelelo Mcata
Hosts: Gabi Ngcobo and Thiago de Paula Souza
Dinner and film screening, subtitles in English
12 €

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"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)


Food:
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

Pick-up presale 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 8:30 pm. Film begins at 8:30 pm.

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.

As part of the 10th Berlin Biennale’s public program I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not the 10th Berlin Biennale collaborates with ZK/U: Throughout the entire summer, the Speisekino screening series at ZK/U is programmed by the 10th Berlin Biennale curatorial team and invited artists and filmmakers. The series brings together feature and experimental films and documentaries in conversation with the exhibition, with our dreams and ghosts, and in dialogue with Berlin and the world, but–as we said before–we are not interested in providing a coherent reading of histories or the present of any kind.

Please join us!