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Cameron Cook

The Exberlinale Blog: Happy Mondays

We start the week with a swing in our step, as we sing the praises of a couple of out-of-Competition corkers. more

Feb 19, 2018 6:00 PM , The Berlinale Blog

The Exberlinale Blog: Surviving the sinking ship

Underappreciated Russian writers, the M.I.A. documentary that ticked off its key protagonist and #MeToo in the Panorama programme. All in a day's work at the Berlinale... more

Feb 18, 2018 5:00 PM , , The Berlinale Blog

INTERVIEW. Bruce LaBruce on his lesbian-separatist film "The Misandrists" and the complexities of queer politics today. Catch it followed by a Q&A with star Susanne Sachse at EXBlicks' PORNBlicks on Dec 26, 20:30. more

Nov 19, 2017 2:30 PM Film

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Left: Dreadlocked artist Jan Muche at his studio in Wedding. Right: Fatima Muhammed. Photos by German Palomeque

The cultural appropriation debate around dreadlocks has migrated from USA to Berlin, where many Germans continue to sport the style. A former dreadhead himself, Cameron Cook took a deep-dive into the issue. It’s not always a matter of black or white. more

Nov 16, 2017 12:00 AM Features 2 Comments

Berliner Festspiele's Jazzfest is kicking off Tue, Oct 31, but for those who don't know, Charlottenburg used to be the epicentre of jazz in Berlin... and today, a trio of venues sustain the scene in their own unique ways. more

Oct 24, 2017 12:00 PM Concerts & Parties

OUT NOW! The new big screen adaptation of BAYWATCH only panders to middle-of-the-road machismo. more

Jun 1, 2017 11:00 AM Film

OUT NOW! Mike Mills’ family drama 20TH CENTURY WOMEN boasts a terrific ensemble cast against the daydream backdrop of California’s last vestiges of hippiedom. more

Apr 26, 2017 12:15 PM Film

From the back rooms of cafés to old movie theatres and Neukölln WGs, the movement against America’s 45th president has tentacles everywhere. Cameron Cook spent a week immersed in the Berlin resistance. more

Apr 3, 2017 12:00 PM Interviews & Portraits

OUT NOW! The Rupert Sanders live action adaptation of the seminal 1990s Japanese manga and anime GHOST IN THE SHELL ultimately falls flat and exploits more than it compels. more

Mar 30, 2017 12:25 PM Film

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