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Emmanuelle François

Few people know that before churning out blockbusters in Hollywood the legendary British director started his career in Potsdam’s UFA studios, the centre of the world’s film industry in the early 20th century. Read more

Culture

With more than 50 renowned clubs, endless parties and cheap, easy access to stimulating substances, Berlin is an undisputed haven for drug use. But what are the effects on your grey matter? Read more

Culture

Today Berlin remembers Kristallnacht, the night of Nazi terror that led many Jews to flee the country, among them almost 10,000 children evacuated from Germany thanks to the Kindertransport trains... Read more

Interviews & Portraits

She was Berlin’s original hipster artist, a bold and fashionable Weimar Frau who never shied away from using her image to sell her art. Once known worldwide as “The Sintenis”, Renée Sintenis is today remembered as the creator of the Berlinale Bär. Read more

History

Berlin’s largest hospital doesn’t need the internet to deliver medical care quickly and effectively. Kilometres of steel pipes are doing the job. Read more

History

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