The Berlin Language of Art & Music Conference 2014

"Cinematic Cultural Diplomacy: Practicing Cultural Diplomacy through Film"

Berlin; February 12th - 14th, 2014
Held Parallel to the Berlin International Film Festival

Conference Speakers

Speakers & Delegates during the conferences will include among others artists & musicians, film-makers, actors, producers, screenwriters, leading politicians, senior diplomats, senior academics, renowned authors, and journalists.

Speakers for the Conference include:
  • Adina Istrate
    Romanian Writer & Director
  • Bentley Brown
    US Writer & Filmmaker
  • Bridget Callow-Wright
    Australian Film Producer
  • Candela Figueira
    US Actress
  • Cosmina Stratan
    Romanian Actress
  • Prof. Dr. Daisuke Miyao,
    Chair, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Associate Professor of Japanese Film and Cinema Studies, University of Oregon
  • Eric Kabera
    Film Director, Founder and CEO of the Kwetu Film Institute in Rwanda
  • The Hon. Erna Hennicot-Schoegpes
    Member of Faculty, Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies; Former Minister of Culture, Higher Education & Research of Luxembourg
  • Prof. Dr. Helmi Vent
    Professor emerita at the Mozarteum University Salzburg, Austria, Director of LIA - Lab Inter Arts
  • Igor Simic
    Serbian Writer and Director
  • Jannik Tai Nosholt
    Danish Scriptwriter
  • Amb. Karl-Erik Norman
    Member of Faculty, Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies; Former Swedish Ambassador
  • Mark C. Donfried
    Director General & Founder, Institute for Cultural Diplomacy
  • Martin Brandes
    Senior Advisor International Cooperation, Kwetu Film Institute
  • Nancy Buirski
    US Film Producer
  • Nikola Rakocevic
    Serbian Actor
  • Nesrin Cavadzade
    Azerbaijani Actress
  • Neta Riskin
    Israeli Actress
  • Nursel Köse
    German Actress & Film Director
  • Tobias Janson
    Swedish Film Producer