Etienne Minoungou

M'apelle Mohamed Ali / My Name Is Muhammad Ali

Part of the Festival “Sleepless Nights: Burkina Faso between Culture and Revolution”


French /  90 minutes

Cassius Clay learns how to box as a young boy. It becomes his passion: Kinshasa 1974, the fight of the century. Clay, who is now called Muhammad Ali, is fighting George Foreman for the World Championship. Contrary to all predictions, he wins the title. Etienne Minoungou reflects on a contemporary Africa that includes challenges, resistance, self-confidence, collectivity, fighting spirit, and getting beyond one’s limits. 


With: Etienne Minoungou / Director & set design: Jean-Baptiste Hamado Tiemtoré / Artistic advice: François Ebouele / Light design: Rémy Brans, Herman Coulibaly / Sound: Julien Trudaïu


  • Past
    Fri 18.11.2016, 19:00 / HAU2
    Sat 19.11.2016, 20:30 / HAU2


Production: Compagnie Falinga. Supported by: Théâtre le Public, La Charge du Rhinocéros von Dieudonné Niangouna.


Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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