The Wall hits the stage

Walls, walls, walls, they are all around us in many forms both physical and metaphorical, and Berlin's theatre scene is committed to celebrating the 25th anniversary of Mauerfall with myriad performances of all kinds. Here's our round-up. more »

Oct 31, 2014 Stage

Step up the solidarity

OUT NOW! Matthew Warchus’ PRIDE is a ripping solidarity yarn. more »

Oct 30, 2014 Film

Earth through a camera

OUT NOW! Get a peek at the moral imperative behind great art in THE SALT OF THE EARTH. more »

Oct 30, 2014 Film

Big time Bruce

OUT NOW! Bruce LaBruce's first big-budget film still pushes boundaries with old love in GERONTOPHILIA more »

Oct 30, 2014 Film

Workers, unite

OUT NOW! TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT tackles social realism with a credible look at a working-class woman's attempt to save her job by bringing co-workers together. more »

Oct 30, 2014 Film

Pride: Not an issue film

INTERVIEW. Known for his theatre work, director Matthew Warchus discusses his second film, an intimate portrayal of a surprising coalition between miners and gay activists in London during the 1984 pit closures. Pride opens Thu, Oct 30. more »

Oct 29, 2014 Film

Party screams for Halloween

Whether you're a responsible parent or a techno-freak, the nooks and crannies of the city have plenty of party lurking in them, from fancy-dress cult film screenings to Halloween house nights and a haunted museum. And, of course, Berghain. more »

Oct 28, 2014 , Music & nightlife 1 Comments

Jazzing the Germans

INTERVIEW. Jazzfest Berlin is 50. Involved since year three, Alexander von Schlippenbach shares his unique insight into the events and people who have set the tone for one of Europe's oldest jazz festivals. Oct 30-Nov 2, Haus der Berliner Festspiele. more »

Oct 27, 2014 Music & nightlife

In his Berlin cage

INTERVIEW. Tobias Jundt, frontman of Bonaparte, has a new, less fuzzy look and a carrot-juice diet to go with the band's latest self-titled album, recorded in Brooklyn thanks to an irritating cat. Catch the spectacle at Huxleys Neue Welt on Oct 30. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Music & nightlife

Late bloomers

OUT NOW! THE SPECIAL NEED is a hypnotically rewarding spectacle of a man with autism on the search for love. more »

Oct 23, 2014 Film

Short and sharp

Apart from showing an impressive number of films, the Berlin Short Film Festival will be kicking off with an opening party on Oct 25, so you can nurse your hangover with around 100 screenings between Oct 26-31. Don't miss! more »

Oct 22, 2014 Film

What is GEMA?

German music copyright law seems to be screwing up the whole vibe of Berlin's live music scene, so here's a rocket-speed tour through through the confusing web in which our musicians are caught in. more »

Oct 21, 2014 Music & nightlife

GEMA versus the little guys

You might only know GEMA as the bastards who block Youtube (still!) but for Berlin's indie musicians and small venue owners, the music royalty organisation is a real point of contention. Learn more at Music Pool Berlin's workshop on Oct 23. more »

Oct 21, 2014 Music & nightlife

Anyone for stale pizza?

OUT NOW! Yet another remake of the childhood classic, are the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES getting old? more »

Oct 16, 2014 Film

Defending dad

OUT NOW! Despite its sentimental oscar-bait clichés, THE JUDGE enthrals as the RD(J)s duke it out over the law, father/son style. more »

Oct 16, 2014 Film

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