How to get tickets for the Berlinale

Watch out! Advance sales for Berlinale tickets have already started! Here is all the info you need to get the tickets you want before the festival kicks off on Feb 11 or during, whether online or at the box-office. more »

Feb 8, 2016 3:00 PM Film

Brutally necessary: Art from the Holocaust

In a shudderingly explicit new exhibition, Berlin hosts 100 works created in the ghettos and camps of WWII Europe. It's art that survived the Holocaust – even if the artists didn't. Discover the beauty formed in an era of darkness, through Apr 3. more »

Feb 8, 2016 1:00 PM Art

Big battles, light treatment

OUT NOW! SUFFRAGETTE follows the feminist movement in early 20th-century London and is a proper homage to these women, but it fails to give the stories of the characters colour and authenticity. more »

Feb 4, 2016 3:00 PM Film

Decent kiddie scares

OUT NOW! It's not exactly plot-heavy, but GOOSEBUMPS provides uncomplicated and spooky entertainment. The humour of course is more suited for kids than adults. more »

Feb 4, 2016 2:30 PM Film

Critical darlings: Critics' Week Berlin

Critics’ Week Berlin is back! Kick it off with a panel discusson on German film at Silent Green on Feb 10, and from Feb 11-18 catch artful, experimental new films like Andrzej Zulawski’s "Cosmos" all at Hackesche Höfe Kino. more »

Feb 3, 2016 4:30 PM Film

Almost a real girl: Meet Miku

INTERVIEW! Hatsune Miku is one of many successful pop stars in Japan, and the first that started out as a software. This highly advanced teen girl hologram is performing at HKW as part of Transmediale/CTM Feb 5-6 at 21:30. more »

Feb 3, 2016 2:10 PM Stage

Life through a lens: Von hier zu mir

Contributions from Bulgaria, Turkey, Croatia and more in Bulgarisches Kulturinstitut's "Von hier zu mir" produce a show full of life, colour, memory and most importantly distortion. Warm up to a bit of the Balkans this winter through Feb 12. more »

Feb 3, 2016 1:30 PM Art

The artist’s guide to Transmediale

Instead of one main exhibition, this year Transmediale presents “Conversation Piece”, a series of events, installations and conversations, Feb 3-7 at HKW. We've navigated the “infinite scroll” of the programme to find this year’s must-sees for you. more »

Feb 2, 2016 12:00 PM Art

February exhibitions: Six not to miss

HIGHLIGHTS: The art world's winter hibernation is over and Berlin's got it going on. From the misogynist feminism of Carol Rama to anti-traditional Japanese minimalism from Koji Enokura, here are six shows to check out this month. more »

Feb 1, 2016 12:00 PM , Art

"Berlin sagt danke": What's free this weekend?

To "say thanks" to Berlin refugee supporters, the city's offering a veritable buffet of cultural freebies on Sunday, January 31 – and whether you've been lending a hand or not, you can get on board. We've got the lowdown. more »

Jan 29, 2016 4:00 PM Culture

Mapping CTM: Jan Rohlf and Rabih Beaini

INTERVIEW: Jan Rohlf and Rabih Beaini take on “New Geographies” in this year’s CTM festival, happening across Berlin Jan 29-Feb 7. With 100-plus artists, panels, workshops and installations, there's lots to explore. more »

Jan 28, 2016 2:20 PM Music & nightlife

CTM 2016: All over the map

HIGHLIGHTS: It's CTM season again meaning it's time to start snatching up tickets. It's tough to explore these “New Geographies” with all the performances so we've collected our favourites to pencil into your calendar from Jan 29-Feb 7. more »

Jan 28, 2016 1:55 PM Music & nightlife

The so-so shit

OUT NOW! DOPE is part subversive argument against lower-income black male stereotypes, part colourful methamphetamine-buzzed comedy, but the buzz is over-all just okay. more »

Jan 28, 2016 1:00 PM Film

Two worlds, one chase

OUT NOW! A timely Greek-German story about two women in a desperate situation, EIN ATEM is gripping and delicately empathetic. more »

Jan 28, 2016 12:30 PM Film

Great at eight

OUT NOW! THE HATEFUL EIGHT shows Tarantino maybe not at his creative peak, but certainly at the top of his craft. more »

Jan 28, 2016 12:15 PM Film

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