Schwarzkopf-BRD: Martin Luther King in Berlin
- Official Website
- Human Rights, Contemporary Issues, Social Issues, Human Interest, and Arts
A group of teenagers decides to stage the history of the US Civil Rights Movement in Berlin in order to understand how to cope with the racist brutality of German police and society.
But the reality bursts on the stage when their mate Ibrahima, a 17 years old asylum seeker from Guinea, receives the order to leave Berlin and to move to another refugee center in Dortmund, where he would probably be expelled.
What would Martin Luther King and Malcolm X have done to save the life of their beloved friend Ibrahima?
- Show treatment
The documentary film follows the development and the rehearsals of the play "Schwarzkopf-BRD: Wer hist das Opfer?" (Who is the victim?) during September to October 2013 at the Jugendtheaterbüro in Berlin. The actors and protagonists talks about the daily struggles that they have to cope with as German young citizens with migration background.
- Running time
- 86 minutes
- Riccardo Valsecchi ... Director, DOP, Editor
- Anthony Dawson ... Music
- Prod. Co.
- Org Production
- Years of Production
- Berlin, Germany
- Prod. Partners
- Riccardo Valsecchi Jugendtheaterbüro
- Release year
- Hotdocs Film Festival (Docshop), Vision du Réel Film Market
- English, German
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