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Oct 21, 2016 7:30 PM
Director Suna Gürler works with six young actresses exploring narratives placed on womanhood, and using texts from the likes of Lena Dunham and Laurie Penny, to examine a world where "danger" is ever present, no matter where one turns.
Theater & Dance
Oct 21, 2016 8:00 PM
Buch (5 ingredientes de la vida), an adaptation of a novel, is made up of five loosely related, dreamy chapters from 1966 to 2013. The author, Fritz Kater, writes that he only believes in beauty and alienation.
This piece begins where most performances end – it’s an exploration of applause by the free-scene group Objective Spectacle. Oct 21-23, Ballhaus Ost.
From Berlin, Sandra and Kerstin Grether have been leaving their mark on the German pop discourse since the 1990s, as avid advocates of (pop) feminism with riot grrrl influences aplenty.
Concerts & Live Music
He appeared on screen with his existential, synth-heavy debut single “Sonnendeck” in 2001, and turned from indie pop sensation to Feuilleton darling in a heartbeat. He skilfully bridges the gaps between übercool, high culture and political.
Didn't get enough of him at Comic Con? American martial arts superstar of the 1980s Taimak (no last name – that's how big this guy is!) is sticking around to present a special screening of his 1985 star vehicle The Last Dragon.
Film, Talks & Readings
Oct 21, 2016 10:30 PM
Not to be confused with Burlesque Week, the fest’s expanded programme brings together neo-burlesque and cirque with old-school glamorous disrobing. Oct 20-23, various venues.
Oct 21, 2016 11:30 PM
With Dreyblatt, the second generation of New York minimal composers makes an appearance at the BKA Theater’s club concert series together with The Orchestra of Excited Strings.
Oct 22, 2016
The 10th edition of the international art film festival delves into essay cinema. This year features a great lineup with many directors present, like at striking opener Notes on Blindness. Through Oct 23.
Festivals & Fairs, Film
This year’s German-Israeli arts and culture festival bears the timely theme of “migration” and “refuge”, as explored through three days of performance. Through Oct 23.
Festivals & Fairs
Oct 21, 2016
Oct 22, 2016 11:00 AM
The horrifically captivating series of 37 digitally collaged images (being shown in full for the first time) closes today. Don’t miss the two artist’s terribly individual ways of imagining the intangible world around them.
Art & Exhibitions
Oct 22, 2016 6:00 PM
October 22 is the opening of the KINDL Centre for Contemporary Art, adding 1200sqm of art space to Berlin. The exbrewery’s first exhibitions: contemporary group show How Long Is Now? and a solo of Berlin-based painter Eberhard Havekost.
Oct 22, 2016 6:30 PM
Trio Mondrian juxtaposes Piano Trio Op. 87 by Johannes Brahms with Diverging Roads, a new piece by Gilad Hochman, as part of the ID Festival.
Oct 22, 2016 8:00 PM
With no reservations and no presale, get to Ausland early to avoid missing punk-provocateur Carla Bozulich performing solo. A globe-trotting performer, composer, and writer, critics have called her new album 'Boy' a work of genius.
Part of the Asia Film Berlin project, Magic Zipper tells the story of an unexpected online friendship that blooms between a 27-year-old Korean woman, Sue, and a 12-year-old Afro-German boy, Tim. With director Suna Lim and Korean finger food!
Get your post-punk grunge on with chainsmoking badass Alison Mosshart (also of The Dead Weather), touring latest album Ash & Ice.
Oct 22, 2016 10:30 PM
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