104 min


Yes I Am!

Directing: Sven Halfar


When Flame was sixteen, he left his parents' place to live in a home where he learned the gangsta trade.When Mamadee was ten, the GDR collapsed, dashing her dreams of wearing the Thälmann pioneers' red scarf. When Adé was fifteen, his father was killed and he left Nigeria for Leverkusen. All three grew up as German children of black fathers, and all three grew up without their fathers. But their paths never crossed till a black African was brutally killed by three youths in a park in Dessau. Following the murder, more than twenty of the best-known afro-German musicians joined up to found the band project "Brothers Keepers. They visited schools in East Germany to talk to the kids. The film tells the story of Flame, Mamadee and Adé and the story of the Brothers Keepers. It tells of the power of music and shows how good it feels to raise one's voice as a group.
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