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Oct 2, 2014 Music & nightlife

The sound of Berlinistan

Cultures clash melodically at Radialsystem V on Oct 3 at the kick-off event for a new series exploring the musical connection between two vibrant cities. Including workshops, performances and a club party with sets by DJ CosmicCloud and DJ Ipek. more »

Oct 1, 2014 Music & nightlife

The Latino behind Lakino

INTERVIEW. On Sunday, Kino Babylon and Volksbühne open their doors to Berlin's growing Latin American film festival. Peruvian Martin Capatinta, the festival's director, talks rainforests, coincidences, and funding Lakino out of his pocket. Oct 5-12. more »

Sep 29, 2014 Film

Colour in a grey Berlin

INTERVIEW. Director Karim Aïnouz links his vivid Brazilian hometown and Berlin in Praia do Futuro, the story of a Brazilian lifeguard and a German tourist caught in turbulent waters of masculinity and cultural alienation. The film opens Thu, Oct 2. more »

Sep 29, 2014 Film

Eye candy

OUT NOW! The bizarre spectacle I ORIGINS, a story of love, spirituality and the rift between science and religion, may leave you goggle-eyed. more »

Sep 25, 2014 Film

Mamma maybe

OUT NOW! The cheesy, holiday-rom-com-musical WALKING ON SUNSHINE may be slightly too close to Mamma Mia. more »

Sep 25, 2014 Film

The family man?

OUT NOW!: Heinrich Himmler's cuddly side, told through letters to his family, in the darkly fascinating THE DECENT ONE. more »

Sep 24, 2014 Film

EXBlicks: Surveying the Stasi

Keeping up with our focus on big-brotherdom, this month’s special-edition EXBlicks at Lichtblick Kino (Thu, Sep 25, 8:30pm) features a unique programme of Stasi vault films and a very special chat with Stasi Memorial director Hubertus Knabe. more »

Sep 23, 2014 , Film

A few questions for… The Space Lady

INTERVIEW. San Francisco's busking phenomenon from the 1980s/1990s makes a return after hanging up her winged helmet for 20 years. Catch her on Mon, Sep 29 at Marie-Antoinette as she whizzes by on her European tour. more »

Sep 22, 2014 Music & nightlife

ACUD reloaded

The once well-trodden Mitte/Prenzlauer Berg party hive has seen its ups and downs, but on Sep 27, it officially reanimates itself as a diverse space for more than just the usual drugs and dancing. "ACUD Macht Neu"... ACUD makes new indeed. more »

Sep 22, 2014 Music & nightlife

Three questions for... Dscreet

The British-born wall-scrawler paints clear pictures and they’re getting doubly clear as he pairs off street artists from all over the world at Urban Spree’s DUBL TRUBL, on through Oct 26. more »

Sep 19, 2014 Art

It's an average life

OUT NOW! Mundanity and predictability hinder R.J Cutler's attempts at matching the warmth of "It's a Wonderful Life" in the bland IF I STAY. more »

Sep 19, 2014 Film

Sophomore Scheiße

OUT NOW! The film adaptation of Charlotte Roche's second novel, SCHOßGEBETE, is trite drivel with none of the rebelliousness and charm of the first. more »

Sep 18, 2014 Film

Bovary redux

OUT NOW! A good turn from lead Fabrice Luchini makes GEMMA BOVERY, at take on Madame Bovery, keeps the modern retelling compelling. more »

Sep 18, 2014 Film

Talent management

OUT NOW! Mike Myers lets the story of SUPERMENSCH: THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDON tell itself. more »

Sep 18, 2014 Film

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