The Volksbühne first opened its doors in 1913. It now boasts numerous performance spaces - home to everything from contemporary theatre to rock shows - and two clubs, the Roter Salon and Grüner Salon. (Cineastes might be interested to hear that the dance scene from Das Leben der Anderen was filmed in the latter.)
Linienstraße 227, 10178 Berlin
Already a filmmaker to watch at Berlin's PornFilmFestival, Jan Soldat is having a full-blown night at Volksbühne on Mar 28 at 8pm. The daring director's films provide intimate portraits of society's real sexual outcasts.
Mar 18, 2014
Berlin Premiere! Pussy vs. Putin documents the road that led to the imprisonment of three members of the punk band in Russia. After the August opening was cancelled last minute, watch the film at the Volksbühne on Wed, Dec 11 at 21:00.
Dec 5, 2013
Charles Veitch founded The Love Police to enforce a new kind of feeling in today's culture. While the heat from his hug-guns may have cooled, Harald Baer’s film documents the good-time protest. It premieres Nov 18 at Volksbühne with an afterparty.
Nov 12, 2013
Don't expect intellectual theatre as Murmel Murmel, Dieter Roth's book adapted for stage, returns. But if you're intrigued by slapstick performances and colourful staging, you might just be able to get over the actors constant repetition of Murmel.
May 16, 2012
INTERVIEW: Michael Gira gives us a tour of his younger days, from work to hitchhiking to prison, and a taste of the wild times of Swans during stays in Berlin. He may be dark, but he's not scum!
Dec 9, 2010