Welcome to Afropea Now!

25. – 27. Sept. 2014 | Linz | Austria

After its first two editions in 2010 and 2012, „Treffpunkt Afrika“ is back for 2014 with this year’s festival titled „Afropea Now!“
At the core of the festival is a two-day symposium accompanied by film screenigs, concerts, a workshop and an exhibition, at Stadtwerkstatt and on board of MS Schönbrunn.
Local and international artists, experts and activists will discuss aspects of African-European identities and cultural productions from various points of view. With contributions from across Europe and Africa, „Afropea Now!“ will focus on the social, cultural, historical and artistic interaction of African and European cultures in a global world regardless of national boundaries.

Come and join us!
FREE ENTRY at all events!

 Our Festivaltrailer made in co-operation with our media-partner Africa is a Country

Treffpunkt Afrika #3 – Afropea Now! is a project by Stadtwerkstatt
Stadtwerkstatt was founded in 1979 by a group of art students in Linz, Austria. The engagement of Stadtwerkstatt has always had a political dimension and the practice of opening and providing free space has always been a central part of the collective. Along with Cafe Strom and the events hosted in the house at Kirchengasse 4, Stadtwerkstatt is also the operational basis for confrontation with contemporary issues.





    25.09. | 21:00 – 22:30 THE STUART HALL PROJECT Dir. John Akomfrah (2013, UK, 98min) Synopsis: Stuart Hall is one of the most influential and esteemed cultural theorists of a generation. A thinker and commentator, his peers include other giants of political commentary such as Noam Chomsky, Susan Sontag, Alan Ginsberg, Michel Foucault and Gore Vidal. …


    26.09. | 17:15-18:00 NADIA DENTON „Why the Best of the Nigerian Film Industry is Yet to Come!“ In this paper Nadia discusses the shape of the Nigerian film industry in the next 10 years drawing from the interviews compiled for her latest publication The Nigerian Filmmaker’s Guide to Success: Beyond Nollywood. Her talk will include…

  • Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda

    26.09. | 21:45-22:15 Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda SKYPE Q&A (Questions & Answers) with the director after the screening of Juju Factory

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