Berlin's tiniest, cosiest Kino is also the oldest cinema in Prenzlauer Berg. It screens an eclectic mix of film noir, nouvelle vague and modern indie/arthouse. As well as the home of our own monthly film series, EXBlicks.
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This month’s EXBlicks takes the notion of sustainable growing and eating from lofty ideal to practical with documentary Speaking Gardens, a gentle panorama of Berlin urban gardening projects. Catch it on Feb 24, 20:30 at Lichtblick Kino.
Feb 2, 2015
In the early 1980s, two young students were looking for ways of transporting (post) punk and new wave sounds onto film. Check out the result at this month's special EXBlicks screening of OKAY OKAY – Der Moderne Tanz at Lichtblick Kino, Nov 17, 20:30.
Nov 12, 2014
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.
Sep 23, 2014
As part of a Katrin Rothe retrospective we screen "Betongold", a prize-winning, personal documentary on problems of rising rent that combines conventional images with animation. Don't miss it on Aug 29 (8:30pm) with English subs and the director Q&A.
Jul 21, 2014
NEXT MONDAY. Don't miss Florian Schewe's "Wiener Ecke Manteuffel", a touching Kreuzberg love story that won Best Documentary at Achtung Berlin Festival, screening Mon, Jun 9, 8:30pm at Lichtblick Kino. With English subs and director Q&A.
Jun 2, 2014
Graffiti, rebellion, politics, revolution, art. Directed by Marco Wilms, Art War gives us a glimpse into those that risked their lives through street art during the Arab Spring. Join us on Tuesday, May 20, 8pm at Lichtblick for a special screening.
May 18, 2014
What of the creative potential after a massive revolutionary explosion? Berliner filmmaker Marco Wilms’ documentary Art War follows the lives of Egyptian artists in the wake of Arab Spring. Catch it on Tue, May 20, 8pm at Lichtblick Kino.
May 9, 2014
Looking for your next fix of stardust? On June 1 EXBlicks presents a David Bowie film festival at Lichtblick Kino coinciding with Berlin's current Bowie-mania, featuring a selection of Bowie-themed films, plus surprise guests.
May 5, 2014
Director Lisa Violetta Gaß explores the lives of the Vietnamese in Berlin in a touching "fairy tale" that won our first ever Exberliner Film Award. Catch it at Lichtblick Kino with English subs and a director Q&A on Mon, May 12 at 20:00.
May 5, 2014 2 Comments
Our next EXBlicks portrays the hopes and ambitions of businessmen from Lagos visiting Berlin in an exploration of the challenges of global entrepreneurial exchange; screening followed by a Q&A with the director at Lichtblick Kino on Apr 8 at 20:30.
Mar 31, 2014
TONIGHT'S Exblicks presents Penelope Buitenhaus' tribute to Kreuzburg's gritty, underground indie scene of the early 1990s in "Trouble". Star and punk rock singer Yvonne Ducksworth joins us for a Q&A on March 21, 20:30 at Lichtblick Kino.
Mar 11, 2014
This year’s Berlinale will see director Ken Loach awarded the Honourary Golden Bear. In his 50-year career, the English powerhouse has helmed nearly 30 feature films. Lichtblick Kino will screen seven this month from Feb 13-26.
Feb 5, 2014
Peter Zach's documentary "The City Named Desire" documents a city in constant flux through the eyes of its artists: today and yesterday. Catch it at Lichtblick Kino on Mon, Feb 24, 20:00 with English subs and a director Q&A afterwards.
Feb 3, 2014
At this month's EXBlicks, director Axel Ranisch returns with "Ich fühl mich Disco", his follow-up to the wildly popular "Dicke Mädchen". Catch it at Lichtblick Kino on a Sun, Jan 5, 20:00 with English subs and a director Q&A afterwards.
Jan 2, 2014
Get a peek behind the fake eyelashes, glitter and tassels at our next instalment of EXBlicks, where we screen Ivan Aranega’s Berlin Burlesque. Catch a dazzling overview of the wild world of burlesque at Lichtblick Kino on Mon, Dec 9 at 20:00.
Dec 2, 2013
Make-believe is everything. One of two EXBlicks screenings this month, Berlin-based Aron Lehmann's take on Henry Kleist's novella is an antidote to des Pallières’ big-action adaptation. Catch it at Lichtblick Kino on Mon, Sep 9, 20:30.
Sep 2, 2013
August’s EXBlicks highlights prolific short film director Sven Wegner, showcasing his sharp and wry eye for the Berlin male’s key concerns. Followed by a Q&A with Wegner himself. Don't miss it on Aug 26, 20:15 at Lichtblick Kino
Aug 16, 2013
INTERVIEW: Rita Lengyel's first documentary looks at emigration, identity and attitude through the lens of her own Hungarian-German family. Catch it at the next EXBlicks at Lichtblick Kino on Mon, Jun 10, 20:30.
Jun 5, 2013
Our next EXBlicks on June 10 at Lichtblick Kino presents Rita Lengyel's portrayal of emigration(s), from Hungary to Berlin and how it shaped the family that experienced it.
May 29, 2013 2 Comments
Armchair activists can join the battle for the city’s future as Exberliner presents Save Berlin EXBlicks. Delve deeper into the topics concerning the city's future on Mon, Apr 29, 8pm at Lichtblick Kino with a collection of shorts. Q&A to follow.
Apr 10, 2013
Exberliner is pleased to sponsor five screenings, Apr 6-10 at Lichtblick Kino, of "Swansong: Story of Occi Byrne". With the Irish west coast providing stunning visuals, it charts a young man's journey to emotional maturity.
Apr 3, 2013
Our engaging EXBlicks series is a double bill this month! On Mon, Jun 11 at Lichtblick Kino, catch Elisabeth Pricken's Damla, an exploration of immigration issues, as well as a musical preformance by her alter ego, Lizzie Líbera. In English!
Jun 6, 2012
In Aleksandra Kumorek's film, it’s 2020 and three-quarters of the German population has become “superfluous”. Don't miss our next EXBlicks on May 28 at Lichtblick Kino. Kumorek will be on hand afterwards for an apocolyptic Q&A.
May 22, 2012
Our monthly flick night features Paul Donovan’s Blissestrasse, a tale of American evangelical Christians who come to ‘save’ Berlin. The farcical faith comedy will screen on Apr 21 at Lichtblick Kino. Director and cast Q&A follows.
Apr 16, 2012
Continuing our Berlin film series is M.A. Littler’s Radical Man, a profile of polemic urban portraitist Miron Zownir. Dragging himself from the city gutters, Zownir will be on hand for a post-screening Q&A.
Feb 20, 2012
The next installment of our Berlin film series (with English subs!) will be with Claudia Lehmann's Hans im Glück, a documentary of GDR punk, Hans Narva. As well as the Q&A with Lehmann, Narva perform!
Jan 9, 2012
INTERVIEW: director Silvia Kaiser. The Conquest of Inner Freedom illustrates what happens when the incarcerated meet the educated. One half of the directing team illuminates here AND at EXBlick on Mon, Dec 12 at Lichtblick Kino.
Dec 8, 2011
The fourth EXBlicks on Mon, Dec 12 brings you a much-praised documentary, The Conquest of Inner Freedom, which lives and breathes the need for inconvenient truths.
Dec 2, 2011
After the huge success of the EXBlicks launch last month, you definitely want to show up early for our screening of Achterbahn, the story of Spreepark, and a Q&A with the director on Oct 24.
Oct 17, 2011
BRAND NEW!!! Exberliner’s film and chat series: Berlin films and the people who made them in a real Kiez Kino. We kick off with Dennis Karsten’s Mauerpark with English subtitles.
Sep 6, 2011
In honor of the most prolific living 'European' directors, Berlin’s cutest mini cinema will feature 18 of Jean-Luc Godard and Woody Allen films in OV, a rare enough occurrence in Berlin
Nov 4, 2010