Accompanying Program THE DIVINE COMEDY

MMK Talks

Artists featured in the exhibition conduct public conversations with international curators on their works.

Wednesday, 26 March, 7 pm
Wangechi Mutu in conversation with Bisi Silva

Friday, 4 April, 7 pm
Kader Attia in conversation with Koyo Kouh

Wednesday, 14 May, 7 pm
Julie Mehretu in conversation with Chus Martinez  

Further information

The talks will be conducted in English.
Admission free

MMK Sunset

Next MMK Sunset on Wednesday, 11 June

Art after sun down: Enjoy the after work event with short guided tours of the exhibition, a bar and music.

Film Program

Feature films, documentaries and art films by African film-makers revolve around motifs of the journey through the realms of hell, purgatory and paradise.

6 May
6 pm MINE

Videos by Jacques Coetzer, Barend de Wet, Teboho Edkins, William Kentridge and Donna Kukama from the MINE-Archiv
8.30 pm Heremakono / Warten auf Glück
Abderrahmane Sissako, Mauritania / France 2002

13 May
6 pm Orfeu Negro / Schwarzer Orpheus

Marcel Camus, Brasilia / France / Portugal 1959

20 May
6 pm Sans Titre

Selection of videos by Neïl Beloufa, Jeanne Faust, Vincent
Meesen, Palesa Shongwe sowie Alla Kovgan and David Hinton from the archive of the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
8.30 pm En attendant les hommes
Katy Lena NDiaye, Mauretanien / France 2007
Aberrahmane Sissako, Mauretanien / France / Russia 1993

27 May

6 pm Six Videos by Guy Wouete
In the presence of the artist
8.30 Man No Run
Claire Denis, France 1988

Admission: 7 / 5 Euro


Deutsches Filmmuseum, Schaumainkai 41, 60594 Frankfurt am Main

In cooperation with DIF Deutsches Filminstitut.
The series is curated by Marie-Hélène Gutberlet.

Panel Discussion

The programs create a platofrm for discussions of aesthetics in contemporary African art and its protagonists.

In collaboration with Städelschule and Goethe Universität Frankfurt.

Dates coming soon.

Stage Play

In a Schauspiel Frankfurt production, "The Witness" has its German premiere at MMK. War photography in Rwanda serves as the starting point for a discourse on the boundary between art and documentation.

Premiere: 12 April, 8 pm
Tickets & Dates:

Guided Tours

Free guided tours for the public are offered every Sunday (German) at 11 am and every Saturday (English) at 4 pm. Additionally, we offer free thematic guided tours with the exhibition "The Divine Comedy". We also offer tours in sign language.

Please find further dates and information in our Calender and in the category Mediation of our website.

For booking private tours: +49 (0)69 212 40 691 or

Teret Teret – Workshop for Children

3 May, 7 June, 2 to 7 pm

Listen to African children's stories and paint huge pictures together. Art workshop for kids ages six to nine with Girmachew Getnet Belew.

No registration neccessary. Participation fee included in the exhibition ticket.

Today at the MMK

  • Guided tour
  • Fegefeuer: Ort der Ambivalenz
  • 03:15 pm