I-brations: The Africentric Muse-letter, is now accepting submissions from artists of all disciplines that focus on the worldwide Afrikan/Black music experience. I-brations: The Africentric Muse-letter, is a multidisciplinary publication focusing on, from varying directions and dimensions, the exhibition of the total Afrikan World musical experience through electronic/printed media.

With more than 30 films, performances, podium discussions, and seminars, this year's theme, will be "Diverse & Together – A Complexion Change". The festival consists primarily of films from Africa, the African Diaspora and other films that deal with the portrayal of various cultural backgrounds and perspectives. The festival offers the opportunity to experience an excellent variety of documentaries and movies in conjunction with an intellectual as well as an artistic program.

Contempocalypse by Steve Bandoma. He sews raffia and batting, installs forms in space, performs and sometimes does video art. All this seen together, Steve Bandoma begins to literally fuse, connect and mix media, while he conceptually surfaces the socio-political, the socio-cultural and the socio-economic climates of not locally but globally.

Our interest is to establish a constructive contribution to the historic inevitabilities of climate and complexion change in Berlin, Germany, Russia and the European Union, in order to support the people of Berlin and other European societies in adjusting to the present and preparing for future realities of a complexion change, with as few violent and unduly stressful birth pangs as possible. Our project is inspired by the marvelous impetus of former president Nelson Mandela and his supreme ability to contribute to a peaceful transition of South African society from one complexion to many complexions.

The XXIII. Black International Cinema Berlin/Germany, Warsaw/Poland & USA 2008 will be presented under the theme “DIVERSE & TOGETHER – A Complexion Change." Black International Cinema Berlin is a yearly interdisciplinary, intercultural film/video festival produced and directed by FOUNTAINHEAD® TANZ THEATRE / THE COLLEGIUM – FORUM & TELEVISION PROGRAM BERLIN and CULTURAL ZEPHYR e.V. and screens cinema from Africa, the African Diaspora and other films from varied intercultural backgrounds or perspectives.

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Africa Knowledge Project is an academic resource that offers journals and databases. Check them out at AKP.

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LivewireRasta Livewire is a leading blog that provides in-depth viewpoints from Rastas in Africa and African Diaspora.

Africa Knowledge Project (AKP) publishes peer-reviewed journals and academic databases.

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Africa House is an Africa and Diasporian gallery. Africa House accepts proposals for submission on a rolling basis.

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