21 Nov. #Documentary #Screening & Discussion in #Berlin with Xart Splitta & Guest – Karin Louise Hermes

Where – Hasanheide 73, 10967 Berlin Time – 7pm-10pm Language– German & English (film & discussion) Cost – Donations accepted for facilities Facebook Event page   November is Native American Heritage Month, a national holiday in the USA. But there and here in Germany, the dehumanization and objectification of Indigenous peoples, and the minimization or erasure of […]

“Victims vs. Perpetrators”- The Dehumanization Connection #Halle #Shooting #Antisemitism #Racism #Germany

After the terrorist murders in Halle in Germany on Oct. 9th, where a lone white German gunner targeted a synagogue of members celebrating Yom Kippur, it’s no surprise the admitted connection and inspiration by the murdering of innocents in Christchurch. Another young white male, entitled and privileged, angry, who feels “others” are threatening and taking […]

#FEAR is the new Black – You’ve been Duped! aka Western society’s manipulation of Fear as Justification for Intolerance

A recent social media post by Johnnie Jae, one of the outstanding Native protagonists in our documentary, “Forget Winnetou! Loving in the Wrong Way” really hit the “nail on the head” of what major, life threatening issues we see in western society that are centered on rising racism, xenophobia and intolerance of all kinds. Johnnie […]

Debating Whether Systemic Racism & Racist Practices are harmful or not? NO!

I’ve received many requests in the past weeks for comment on Karl May festivals, hobbyism and situations, as well as offers to sit panels debating hobbyism, cultural appropriation and exploitation. These include Bild, Stern and Bayern 2 radioWelt, some of the biggest news and media sources in Germany. I declined them ALL, for exactly the […]

“Can you #copyright #culture?” Article & Video from dBs Studios #Berlin

From the event March 13, in the on-going series of discussions, dBs Dialogues in Berlin, at the dBs Film & Music School. Can you copyright culture?  5 Things We learned: You can love in the wrong way We should watch our privilege The digital age is blurring cultural lines Diversity is essential to understanding Change […]