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Experience the RAF as it played out in the radicalized 1960s and 1970s. Jean-Gabriel Périot’s documentary "Une Jeunesse Allemande" explores the Baader-Meinhof gang with footage of the time. Join us Mon, Jun 15, 8:30pm at Lichtblick. more

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With nearly a library's worth of books to pour over at this year's International Literature Festival, it can be tough to know which ones to sit down with. We've taken some of the hard work out of it and have selected our pick of five killer reads. more

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For the 17th time, the International Literature Festival (Sep 6-16) welcomes an eclectic mix of international authors to Berlin. Read up on it here before you hit the stacks. And keep checking back here for more interviews, blog, reviews and more... more

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Tweaker Nazis, Brandenburg beaches, Weimar satire and happy endings: these summer reads will teach you everything you wanted to know about Berlin, and a few things you didn’t. more

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Our guest blogger reflects on a visit to the American civil rights icon's house, transplanted to Berlin by a conceptual artist and on view in Wedding over Gallery Weekend. more

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The fearlessly experimental Berlin Art Film Festival showcases 47 films that portray the city from as many angles as they can, whether it's politics, poetry or porn. At Kino Moviemento on Dec 5 and 10-13. more

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The hit series "Homeland" filmed its fifth season in Berlin. But while Claire Danes was laying low in Charlottenburg during the shooting, some Arabic artists were sneakily inserting messages that turned out to be less than low-key. more

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Acclaimed American novelist Jonathan Franzen presents his new novel "Purity" Sat, Oct 11 at Akademie der Künste. Eve weighs in on the book itself before Franzen's sold-out reading. more

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OUT NOW! WHILE WE'RE YOUNG is the new film from Noah Baumbach about a couple experiencing premature middle-agedness. More than a comedy, the film explores real themes such as generational gaps and the relationship between documentary and fiction. more

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OUT NOW! ZURICH is Sacha Polak's new cinematic triumph in which a grief-stricken woman hits the road as she struggles to cope with loss and revelation. more

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OUT NOW! Basinger delivers strongly in THE 11TH HOUR but things get a little too crazy to be believable as her character kidnaps a baby on the German-Czech border. more

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OUT NOW! In THE AGE OF ADALINE, the beautiful costumes worn by the even more beautiful Blake Lively throughout the film does not compensate for an unimaginative script. more

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OUT NOW! Stephen Daldry goes from Billy Elliot to Brazilian slumdogs in TRASH. Three young protagonists carry the sentimental yet satisfying plot. more

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OUT NOW! In the military-industrial drama LIES OF THE VICTORS, a troubled journalist from a (fictitious) Berlin newspaper chases a story about traumatised army veterans. more

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FILM: Michael Winterbottom's The Face of an Angel is not set in Perugia and the murder victim is not an innocent young British student called Meredith Kercher, rightly suggesting that media reporting on such crimes has lost itself (and us) … more

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OUT NOW! Director Bill Pohlad excellently realizes the tumultuous career of Beach Boy Brian Wilson in two parts in LOVE & MERCY. more

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The 2015 Berlinale's hottest homegrown hit was Sebastian Schipper’s "Victoria", the story of a club night gone out of control after a Spanish party tourist takes a shine to some echte Berliner, shot in one long take . It opens in cinemas June 11. more

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Experience the RAF as it played out in the radicalized 1960s and 1970s. Jean-Gabriel Périot’s documentary "Une Jeunesse Allemande" explores the Baader-Meinhof gang with footage of the time. Join us Mon, Jun 15, 8:30pm at Lichtblick. more

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OUT NOW! Tom Rob Smith's novel hits the silver screen in CHILD 44, though it's a loose interpretation of the original. more

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OUT NOW! In CHEF, Jon Favreau directs himself as innovative chef who loses his job and sets up the best street food on Miami Beach. Also a lot of food porn. more

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OUT NOW! Ryan Gosling makes his directorial debut with LOST RIVER, a pretty adolescent effort but nonetheless endearing. more

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