Programme

Etienne Minoungou

M'apelle Mohamed Ali / My Name Is Muhammad Ali

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

Theatre

French / With German and English surtitles / 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. 

Cast

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

Dates

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

Credits

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

Location

HAU2
Hallesches Ufer 32, 10963 Berlin

There are two marked parking spots in front of the building. (in Großbeerenstraße). Wheelchair ramp and lift available. Barrier-free restroom facilities are available. Advance notification advised via service@hebbel-am-ufer.de.

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