The Berlin Annual African Film & Media Festival 2013

"Africa on Screen: Through the Eyes of Africa"

(Berlin, Germany; August 22nd - 25th, 2013)

Festival Speakers

Speakers during the Conference will include dignitaries, politicians, diplomats, academics, actors, movie directors, movie producers, authors, artists, journalists, and representatives from civil society. These speakers will include a large number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board. To learn more about the ICD Advisory Board, please click here.

The following are among the speakers for the festival:
  • Ahmed El Mahmoudy
    Founder, ID Labs Art & Technology Solutions
  • Alex Kem
    Organizer, the Kenako Festival, Afrika Medien Zentrum e.V.
  • Adetoun Küppers-Adebisi
    President, AFROTAK Tv cyberNomads
  • Andrea Gisell Kizua
    African Artist
  • Anna Shivute
    Commissioner, the Namibian Film Commission
  • Dr. Asogwa Euphemia Chika
    Lecturer and Head of Department of Mass Communication, Kogi State University, Anyigba
  • Cornelia Hammelmann
    Project Manager, Deutsche Filmförderungsanstal
  • Dagmar Dehmer
    Journalist, Der Tagesspiegel
  • Dayo Balogun
    Film Editor and Postproduction Consultant, H264 Media Limited
  • Emo Rugene
  • Hadja Kaba
    Founder, Mama Afrika e.V.
  • Isona Admetila
    Representative, World Cinema Fund
  • Prof. John A. Kantara
    Professor for Journalism – DEKRA Hochschule Berlin, Author, Producer, Journalist
  • Dr. Kalakhi Mohamed
    Cultural Attaché, Embassy of Morocco to Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Kishore Chakraborty
    Director of Research - Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies
  • Leon Willems
    Director, Free Press Unlimited
  • Marion Lieser
    Managing Director of OXFAM Germany
  • Matthias Akaazua
    Post Graduate Student of International Business Management (MBA), Girne American University; Certificate Student, Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies
  • Michael Tecklenburg
    Head, Africa Division and Coordinator, Deutsche Welle
  • H.E. Amb. Dr. Mohamed Abdelhamid Ibrahim Higazy
    Ambassador of Egypt to Germany