Kino Weltsichten presents IN SEARCH

© Beryl Magako

The fillm-maker grew up in a village in Kenya. As a young girl she underwent the initiation ritual of circumcision, unaware of the profound impact this would have on her life. Later, she nds out about new surgical procedures that promise to give back to her what she has lost. Beryl explores this personal and political issue by talking to other women who have shared similar experiences. With surprising candour, she also confronts her own family with her questions.

After the film, there will be a discussion with Beryl Magoko and Jule Katinka Cramer (director of photography).

17.11.2019 • 3 p.m. • Kino im U – Dortmunder U
Director: Beryl Magako
Germany 2018, dcoumentary feature, 90 min.
German, English, Kikuria, Swahili with German subtitles Film not yet rated, recommended for 18 years and over

Kino Weltsichten 
Understanding, tolerance, openness and contact with people of different nationalities and from different backgrounds – these are our themes for the series World Views. Once a month, on Sunday afternoons, we are showing entertaining but also thought-provoking lms from all over the world – to open our eyes to different cultures, promote dialogue and foster mutual acceptance despite the limitations of language, culture and religion.

Women with and without migration backgrounds, women who have experienced displacement, their families, and everyone who is interested in different cultures are in

Leaflet in three languages (German, Arabic, English) here.

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