I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not #16: Winnie

Winnie, 2017, film still


Akademie der Künste
Hanseatenweg 10
10557 Berlin

I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not #16: Winnie
Film screening followed by discussion

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is one of the most misunderstood and intriguingly powerful contemporary female political figures. Her rise and seeming fall from grace, bear the hallmarks of epic tragedy. For the first time, this film pieces together and properly considers her life and contribution to the struggle to bring down Apartheid from the inside, with intimate insight from those who were closest to her and with testimony from the enemies who sought to extinguish her radical capacity to shake up the order of things.

Winnie (2017) by Pascale Lamche is introduced by 10th Berlin Biennale curator Gabi Ngcobo and followed by an analysis and discussion led by independent Zimbabwean intellectual, decolonial thinker, and cultural theorist George Shire.

The event will be held in English.

Watch a recording of the introduction and post-film analysis below: