Theater + Talk police violence life in Germany Oury Jalloh

Fr. 08.04.2016   20:00->English Theatre Berlin | International Performing Arts Center, Kreuzberg

Artist Talk following 'The Most Unsatisfied Town'

The Most Unsatisfied Town is based on the true story of Oury Jalloh, who was killed in Dessau police custody on January 7, 2005, and the activists who spurred an international movement to bring his killers to justice. The case can be discussed with the team after the show.

1 A brutal crime. A cover-up. A fight for justice.2 Daniel Brunet, Produzierende künstlerischer Leiter, English Theatre Berlin | International Performing Arts Center3 Despina Kapetanaki, Performerin, Theater Macherin und Theaterwissnschaftlerin
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Playwright Amy Evans invites Mouctar Bah from Initiative in Remembrance of Oury Jalloh to discuss the sensitive topic after the show. The talk will be simultaneous interpreted to German by Catherine Johnson.

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Schedule:

8:00 pm – Performance
after the show - Discussion
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wann: Fr. 08.04.2016   20:00

wo: English Theatre Berlin | International Performing Arts Center
Fidicinstrasse 40, Kreuzberg, 10965 Berlin (Auf Stadtplan zeigen.)

About the Venue:

English Theatre Berlin | International Performing Arts Center

English Theatre Berlin | International Performing Arts Center is the German capital’s only producing and presenting organization in the Hauptstadt expressly dedicated to English, the 21st century lingua franca, as the working language. Our year-round programming comprises the Producing Series – Made in Berlin, the Presenting Series, as well as our Performing Series and Pedagogy Series. We are a proud member of Berlin’s freie Szene, the independent performing arts community, and are currently developing platforms to share our work within Germany and abroad. We consciously use theater and performance as living, discursive forms to bring artists and audiences into conversation with each other about our shared city and the greater world we live in.

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About the piece:

The Most Unsatisfied Town

Since he arrived in Germany, Laurence has tried to do everything by the rules. He applied for asylum, waited patiently for his papers and found the kind of job no national would ever care to do. He is friendly to his neighbors, even the ones who tease his children in school, and cooperates with the police when they ask for his help.He’s found the formula for survival, or so he thinks, until one day his friend Rahim mysteriously disappears. When the body turns up charred beyond recognition, Laurence is thrust to the fore of a civil rights movement and is forced to take a closer look at the town he was so ready to call home.

About the director:

Daniel Brunet

Daniel Brunet was born in Syracuse, New York in 1979 and studied theater and film at Boston College. He moved to Berlin in 2001 and began a career as a freelance theater maker with the support of a Fulbright grant. Brunet was the Associate Director/Associate Producer of German Theater Abroad from 2005 to 2008, a transatlantic theater company based in New York and Berlin. After spending seven years commuting between Brooklyn and Berlin, Brunet became Producing Artistic Director of English Theatre Berlin in 2012. His directorial work has been seen throughout Germany and the United States at venues including Forum Freies Theater, Düsseldorf, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin and Performance Space 122, New York. 

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