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Top work at the PornFilmFestival

INTERVIEW. There's a show of feminine strength at this year's PornFilmFestival (Oct 22-26 at Moviemento), with director Tatjana Turanskyj part of the milieu. Her film Top Girl explores feminist issues through the story of a Berlin sex worker. more »

Oct 21, 2014 People

In a permanent state of war

America's current militarist policies are frighteningly reminiscent of those of the Third Reich, says Todd Pierce. The US military lawyer who has defended several Guantanamo inmates, was recently in Berlin as part of a European speaking tour. more »

Oct 16, 2014 People 1 Comments

OUT NOW! Our OCTOBER MUSIC ISSUE!

This month, we go deep inside Berlin's music scene to bring you instrument makers, bass booty shakers, German jazzers, expat rappers... and Finns. All this and more, on newsstands now! more »

Sep 30, 2014 Features

Berlin music: The way we get by

From jazz drummers to pop choir directors to quirky bandolele players, Berlin collects aspiring musicians. But how do they make a living in the Hauptstadt? This and everything else about BERLIN MUSIC in our latest issue. On stands now! more »

Sep 29, 2014 , Zeitgeist

Berlin's entrepreneurs: Barbara of Ya Man

Our new interview series introduces you to the gutsy Berliners behind the city's local businesses. To kick it off, we let Barbara set the table for us at Moabit's Ya Man, a chill Jamaican eatery with a top-secret jerk chicken recipe. more »

Sep 25, 2014 People

Confessions of a MI5 whistleblower: Part II

Our discussion with Annie Machon continues in a Q&A about "the war on whistleblowers". more »

Sep 23, 2014 People

Confessions of an MI5 whistleblower

What is it to be whistleblower? Exiled British spy Annie Machon talks about the role of intelligence agencies in the modern world on Sep 24 at Berlin Moscow. She gave us her account of life as a whistleblower for our Sep issue. Read Parts I and II. more »

Sep 22, 2014 People 1 Comments

Jacob Appelbaum: Revolutionary times

INTERVIEW: America and the NSA? Evil? New Berliner, exiled hacktivist and passionate idealist Appelbaum ran from them and in turn brought a new wave of anti-surveillance enthusiasm to the city's already teeming digital dissident scene. more »

Sep 22, 2014 People 7 Comments

EXBlicks: From Stasi to NSA… and back?

INTERVIEW. Head of the Stasi prison memorial Hubertus Knabe knows a thing or two about state surveillance. He’s suing the NSA for spying on Germans. Catch him at Lichtblick Kino on Sep 25, 8:30pm for a special screening featuring rare Stasi films. more »

Sep 18, 2014 People

Vox pop: Berliner Scots for independence!

"Aye" or "Nut"?! With the results of the Scottish independence referendum coming in early tomorrow morning we took to the streets to find out what the Scots of Berlin had to say about it all. more »

Sep 18, 2014 People

Ask Hans-Torsten

Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to hanstorsten@exberliner.com.

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