Anja Wiest

DON'T MISS: From Superman to Batman and the Hulk, the best superheroes were created by Jewish artists: the Jewish Museum's new show celebrates the men who made comics what they are today. more

Jul 19, 2010 12:00 AM

Sixteen years ago, Rick Minnich’s father mysteriously lost his memory after a car accident. Minnich tried to capture the story on film – and found it to be odder than he could possibly have imagined. more

Jun 7, 2010 7:08 PM Film

Richard Minnich wakes up one week after a car crash with total amnesia and starts to carve out a new life for himself – including remarrying. His son endeavours to find out why his father never got his memory back. more

Jun 2, 2010 9:42 AM Film

Ever wondered where Metropolis and Inglorious Basterds were filmed? Or where Germany’s favourite soap opera, Gute Zeiten Schlechte Zeiten, takes place? Babelsberg boasts a rich, 100-year history of cinematic successes... more

May 14, 2010 4:01 PM

Transcendental Meditation was known for yogic flying, its aim to achieve world peace through meditation – and its star spokesman David Lynch. Then member David Sieveking filmed his experiences... more

May 5, 2010 7:52 AM Film 6 Comments

Inspired by the fragrances worn by her mother – which instilled a sense of happiness in her as a child – 83-year-old Toni Gronewald fulfilled a life-long dream with the opening of her perfume boutique last November. more

Apr 22, 2010 8:46 AM

Achtung Berlin - the city’s one and only vanity film festival - winds up its programme of 70 features, documentaries and short films this week. more

Apr 14, 2010 5:00 PM Film

At this year’s FilmPolska – Berlin’s Polish film festival – Kino Arsenal focuses on the men behind the lenses. more

Apr 2, 2010 9:57 AM

EXBERLINER's Anja Wiest and's Frédéric Jaeger lock horns over Feo Aladag's controversial directorial debut. more

Apr 1, 2010 3:00 AM , Film

In a country where mild food and sensitive palates are endemic, Pfefferhaus has brought some spice to the locals’ eating habits. more

Mar 30, 2010 5:00 AM

While modern technology mostly aims for ever faster, more futuristic vehicles, the last decade has also seen the comeback of an ancient means of transportation: the rickshaw. more

Mar 27, 2010 7:48 PM Interviews & Portraits

Four innovative Berlin-based film websites, in the words of their creators. more

Mar 27, 2010 11:00 AM , , Film

Always losing the key to your bike lock? Tired of having to purchase an extra BVG ticket for your two-wheeled companion? With the return of spring, Deutsche Bahn’s Call A Bike emerges from its period of hibernation to make cycling a responsibility-free experience. more

Mar 27, 2010 3:22 AM Interviews & Portraits

As if worldwide distribution, 26 regular flavours and even a new organic line weren’t enough, the company is now displaying ambitions of Willie Wonka-esque proportions: Bunte Schokowelt, a four-storey shop, café and showroom. more

Mar 27, 2010 2:00 AM

When it premiered in the Panorama section of this year's Berlinale, Feo Aladag’s directorial debut When We Leave (Die Fremde) created quite a stir. Although she began her career as an actress, the 38-year-old Vienna-born multi-talent directed, produced and wrote the film’s screenplay herself. After working and directing spots for Amnesty International, she decided to explore a controversial subject very close to her heart: ‘honour’ killings. more

Mar 1, 2010 3:06 PM Film


Photo courtesy of Christian von Richthofen

From a hammer and a (battered) Opel or two, actor/musician Christian von Richthofen has managed to create a rather unique orchestra. more

Mar 1, 2010 1:07 PM Theatre & Dance


Photo courtesy of Bryn Chainey

Each year, Talent Campus offers five young directors the opportunity to make a short film from scratch. Bryn Chainey - a Berlin-based, Australia-bred 23-year-old - is one of this year’s finalists. more

Feb 1, 2010 8:03 PM Film

With this multi-award-nominated effort, Jason Reitman delivers an effective fusion of poignant satire and romantic comedy: a thought-provoking commentary on the superficial nature of a modern lifestyle based on technology and travel. more

Feb 1, 2010 2:19 PM Film

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