Literarische Agentur MertinWitt has organized in cooperation with the Frankfurt Book Fair two hybrid events, forming part of the BOOKFEST city of the Frankfurt Book Fair Special Edition 2020.
Black Books Matter – Voices from Brazil
A conversation Paulo Scott, who tells the story of two brothers with different skin colors in his novel “Brown and Yellow”, which is inspired by a true event, Silvio Almeida, author of “Structural Racism”, and Bianca Santana, known for “When I discovered that I am black”.
Against oblivion – a conversation with Héctor Abad Faciolince, Daniela Abad, Fernando Trueba and Javier Cámara.
How an unforgettable memory became a book, a documentary and a feature film.
With the kind support of: Penguin Random House (Colombia), ProColombia (Frankfurt am Main), Frankfurter Buchmesse GmbH
The event took place on 15th of October 2020 at the Cervantes Institute Frankfurt and was presented by Marifé Boix García (Frankfurter Buchmesse) and Nicole Witt. The guests were switched on live from Colombia and Spain. > Full Video Link
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