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children & youth, gender, poverty
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Film (action film, adaption, melodrama, political film, thriller)
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House of World Cultures

Born in Buenos Aires in Argentina in 1946, Hector Babenco spent several years as a young man in travelling round Europe, Africa and North America before settling in São Paulo in the early 70s. A self-taught film-maker, he planned his first films in the style of cinema novo but, due to the...

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Crossroads:
Armut, Gender, Kinder
Genre (Subgenres):
Film (Action-Film, Literaturverfilmung, Melodrama, Politischer Film, Thriller)

Hector Babenco, 1946 in Buenos Aires, Argentinien, geboren, bereiste als junger Mann mehrere Jahre Europa, Afrika und Nordamerika, bevor er sich Anfang der siebziger Jahre in São Paulo niederließ. Seine ersten Produktionen im Stil des "cinema novo" konnte der Autodidakt wegen...

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Hector Babenco

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crossroads:
anxiety, marginalisation, poverty, power
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (installation art, object, photography)
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Visiting Arts

Damic Babic is one of the most startling young artists currently practising in Croatia. Remaining independent of the trends that influence the contemporary Croatian art scene, he creates uncompromising works that make powerful yet sensitive statements about the poverty that afflicts many in Croatia...

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Crossroads:
Armut, Liebe, Verbrechen
Genre (Subgenres):
Film (Dokumentarfilm, Spielfilm)
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Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, eine der führenden Regisseurinnen in Iran, wurde 1954 in Teheran geboren. Sie studierte Film und arbeitete ab 1973 als Regieassistentin, Reporterin und Managerin für das iranische Fernsehen. Von 1979 bis 1986 drehte sie eine Reihe von kurzen Dokumentarfilmen. Ihr...

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Rakhshan Bani-Etemad

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crossroads:
censorship, poverty
genre (subgenre):
Music (guaracha)
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Crossroads:
Armut, Zensur
Genre (Subgenres):
Musik (Guaracha)

Pedro Luis Ferrer gilt in seiner Heimat Kuba seit den sechziger Jahren als einer der populärsten Chansonisten. Gefeiert als die Stimme der Armen, öffentlich jedoch lange Zeit verboten, sind seine Lieder sozialkritische und oft satirische Zeugnisse vom Leben und Überlebenskampf in der...

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crossroads:
deconstruction, dictatorship, environment, modernity, politics, poverty, urbanity
genre (subgenre):
Media Arts (video)
Visual Arts (installation art, photography)
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Visiting Arts

Garaicoa works in installation, new media and photography. He uses architectural forms to illustrate the disintegration of political ideals both in a sociological sense and in it´s physical manifestation.

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Carlos Garaicoa

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outsider, poverty
genre (subgenre):
Film (adventure film, melodrama)
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House of World Cultures

The Indian star actor and director Raj Kapoor surpasses all others in his personification of a cinematic grass-roots role model. Since the 1940s he played the bravehearted "little man" who overcomes all obstacles with the help of his cleverness and determination. In this role he has...

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Crossroads:
Armut, Außenseiter
Genre (Subgenres):
Film (Abenteuerfilm, Melodrama)

Wie kein anderer stellt der indische Starschauspieler und Regisseur Raj Kapoor die Verkörperung eines volkstümlichen Kino-Leitbildes dar. Seit den vierziger Jahren spielt er den mutigen kleinen Mann, der mit Cleverness und Entschiedenheit alle Hindernisse meistert. In dieser Rolle wird er...

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crossroads:
everyday life, labour, marginalisation, poverty
genre (subgenre):
Written and spoken word (criticism, novel, play, storytelling)
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Chart Korbjitti is an outspoken writer from Thailand, who uses his pen to focus on people living on the bottom of society. With his breakthrough-novel ´The Judgement´ from 1981, Chart Korbjitti created the birth of the modern Thai novel by describing the individual confronting the collective.

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crossroads:
poverty
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (painting, photography)
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Zwelethu Mthethwa is one of the best known artists of the middle generation in South Africa. Born in Durban in 1960, he began his career as a painter and photographer during apartheid and first gained recognition toward the end of the 80s after a Fulbright scholarship had enabled him to move to...

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Crossroads:
Armut
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Fotografie, Malerei)

Zwelethu Mthethwa ist einer der bekanntesten Künstler der mittleren Generation in Südafrika. Die künstlerischen Anfänge des 1960 in Durban geborenen Malers und Fotografen fallen noch in die Zeit der Apartheid, in Fahrt kam seine Karriere, nachdem Mthethwa Ende der achtziger...

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gender, poverty, urbanity
genre (subgenre):
Film (feature film, short film)
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Jafar Panahi, born in 1960 in Minaneh, studied directing at the Tehran College for Film and TV. He first directed some short films for Iranian TV before he became Abbas Kiarostami’s assistant director on “Through the Olive Trees”. His own films have concentrated on the social dilemma confronting...

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Crossroads:
Armut, Gender, Urbanität
Genre (Subgenres):
Film (Kurzfilm, Spielfilm)

Jafar Panahi, geboren 1960 in Minaneh, studierte Regie am der Teheraner Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen. Er drehte einige Kurzfilme für das iranische Fernsehen und war Regieassistent bei dem Film „Through the Olive Trees“ von Abbas Kiarostami. Seine eigenen Spielfilme, wie „The White...

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crossroads:
identity, poverty
genre (subgenre):
Film (documentary, feature film, roadmovie)
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House of World Cultures

Homelessness, exile, identity and the "discovery of the Andes" are the central themes of films by Walter Salles, who was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1956. His Brazilian road movie "Central do Brasil" was awarded many international prizes.

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Crossroads:
Armut, Identität
Genre (Subgenres):
Film (Dokumentarfilm, Roadmovie, Spielfilm)

Heimatlosigkeit, Exil, Identität und die "Entdeckung des Anderen" sind die zentralen Themen der Filme des 1956 in Rio de Janeiro geborenen Walter Salles. Sein brasilianisches Roadmovie "Central do Brasil" erhielt viele internationale Preise.

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crossroads:
everyday life, poverty
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (painting, portrait)
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Born near Middelburg in 1913, Gerard Sekoto is said to be the father of modern South African art. He became known through paintings showing everyday life in townships in the 1940s in strong expressive hues. In 1947 he moved to Paris without hardly changing his style and choice of motifs. Nowadays...

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Crossroads:
Alltag, Armut
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Malerei, Porträt)

Gerard Sekoto, 1913 in der Nähe von Middelburg geboren, gilt als einer der Väter der modernen südafrikanischen Kunst. Bekannt geworden ist er durch Bilder, in denen er das alltägliche Leben in den Townships der vierziger Jahre in kräftigen expressiven Farben schilderte....

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