Cultural Cross Roads
Welcome to the Cultural Cross Roads documentary premiere at the Helsinki City Museum. Free for all.
14:00 red carpet, pictures and networking
15:15 host introduction and opening speech by filmmaker Elvis Fuamba
15:30 Cultural Cross Roads film screening
16:50 panel discussion
17:40 pictures and end
“Cultural Cross Roads” presents divers views on cultural transmission and construction of identity in the Afro-Finnish community. It sets the scene for further conversations, such as, what culture are we creating as a community? What impacts does it have on us and how that culture is transmitted to the next generation? The story line of the documentary guide the viewer to understand the broad meaning of cultural transmission in the Afro-Finnish community, taking a look at favourable conditions for cultural transmission and its influence on relationships between generations and communities.
Afrofinns Ry is an independent, nonprofit association. Our core value is to promote diversity, inclusion, cultural development and encourage a proactive civic engagement. We engage members in diverse events, empowering the community towards self-resilience. Our core mission is to elevate, encourage and support more self-reliance within the community.
Photo: Maija Astikainen / Helsinki City Museum