Opening 2018

Opening 16 Nov 2018

19:00 Street Noise

StreetNoiseOrchestra (SNO) is the most popular activist street band in Innsbruck and its environs. Since its beginning in 2014 SNO has taken root in the subcultural and alternativ scenes according to the motto: „Jede_r darf draußen Lärm machen – wir beleben die Stadt und bringen den Groove auf die Straße“ (everybody has the right to make noise, we animate the city and take the groove to the streets).  With their good mood and energizing music they enrich all kinds of social-political events ever since.

musical warm up from Annasäule to Leokino


20:00 Welcoming

Michael Haupt, Initiative Minderheiten Tirol
Eric Bayala, Verein Sahel Tirol

Leokino | Leo 1

Initiative Minderheiten Tirol Verein Sahel Tirol

20:15 Women* and Migration – An introduction

Kerstin Hazibar works as a lecturer at various universities in Austria and abroad as well as an adult educator / consultant in the fields of critical gender and migration studies. Furthermore she is a member of the research group Geschlechterverhältnisse der Migrationsgesellschaften of the Interfaculty Research Platform Gender Research.

Leokino | Leo 1


20:30 La noire de…

La noire de…, created by the Senegalese intellectual, author, and film maker Ousmane Sembène, is considered the „first“ film in which the former colony is not made a subject of discussion by „the West“ but the other way round – it is now the previously colonised country which visually reflects upon its point of view in a self-determined way. As a consequence, this film classic shot in black-and-white in 1966 does not feature folkloristic stereotypes but openly depicts the modern postcolonial oppression oft the „Blacks“ in Europe by taking the example of Douanna, a nanny who works for a French family… read more

Ousmane Sembène | SEN 1966 | 65 min

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21:30 Conversation

Open conversation with Verena Teissl and Kibidoué Eric Bayala, moderated by Kerstin Hazibar

Verena Teissl Doctors degree in comparative studies from the University of Innsbruck, is professor of cultural management and cultural studies at FH Kufstein Tirol. Co-established the International Film Festival Innsbruck (IFFI) between 1992 and 2002, was project manager in the programme department of Viennale (2002-2009).

Kibidoué Eric Bayala Musician, poet, passionate screenwriter and director of four documentaries with a focus on interculturality, most recently Widerklang der Seele (AT 2017, 86 min). Born in Burkina Faso, home to the African Film Festival. Lives with his family in Igls since 2003, in 2006 founded the association Verein Sahel Tirol, of which he is currently chairman.

Leokino | Leo 1


22:00 Informal conclusion

Drinks and food in the foyer