Festivals & Fairs

Y'all ready for this? Sat, Aug 20 sees the fourth edition of the Long Night of Film Festivals at Zukunft am Ostkreuz starting at 3pm. Over 22 Berlin film festivals pool together to present over 100 films – as well drinks, music and dancing. more

Aug 16, 2016 1:15 PM Film

Ready to get out of Berlin for a weekend festival? We've rounded up the best of this summer's from reggae to opera. more

Jul 8, 2016 11:00 AM Music & nightlife

Just a few weeks before Berlin’s abundance of open-air shenanigans lures the vampiric winter club crowd towards sunnier pastures, showery April is packed with indoor festivals of all genres. more

Mar 31, 2016 3:00 PM Music & nightlife

Get ready for MaerzMusik! In case you have trouble deciding which of the many concerts and performances you should hit, we just made it easier for you. more

Mar 9, 2016 3:00 PM Music & nightlife

The LGBTQ film award is entering its fourth-decade! With screenings of famous Teddy-winners like Dunye’s Watermelon Woman and Julien’s Looking for Langston the Teddy30 retrospective celebrates on Feb 19 during the Berlin International Film Fest. more

Feb 11, 2016 4:00 PM Film

Here it is! Your insider's preview of the world's most audience-friendly film festival, February 11-21. We know which indie flicks to catch and which celebs to stalk. And don't forget about our blog! more

Feb 8, 2016 3:00 PM Film

Yearning for a bygone age when music’s number one format was a compact collection of magnetic tapes, finger-wound reels and chunky plastic cartridges? If so, Germany's inaugural Cassette Store Day is on at ACUD and KussKuss Oct 17. more

Oct 14, 2015 12:15 PM Music & nightlife


Perdiendo el Norte

Running for six busy days, The Spanisches Filmfest Berlin kicks off on October 6 at Moviemento, bringing you plenty of suprises en espańol – from disturbing surrealism to expat slapstick. more

Oct 5, 2015 5:00 PM Film

Mexican poet Javier Martínez Pedro teaches an illustration workshop at the International Children's and Youth Literature events at 13:00 on Sep 13; at 9:30 on Sep 14; and at 9:30 and 11:30 on Sep 15. more

Sep 11, 2015 12:55 PM Culture

Tunisian poet, translator and novelist Shukri Mabkhout joins the ILB to present his award-winning novel The Italian at 21:00 at Sep 13. more

Sep 11, 2015 12:50 PM Culture

Pakistani writer and journalist Mohammed Hanif presents his novel Our Lady of Alice Bhatti at 19:30 on Sep 13 and discusses the future of Karachi with a panel at 17:00 on Sep 16 (free event). more

Sep 11, 2015 12:45 PM Culture

Israeli Belgian-born graphic novelist Michel Kichka discusses his critically acclaimed book Second Generation: Things I Haven’t Told My Father in the English-language lecture “The past as present” on Graphic Novel Day at 12:00 on Sep 13. more

Sep 11, 2015 12:00 PM Culture

There's no need to leave town to get the most out of festival season. Whether you're into antifolk, hardcore techno, feminist electro, or Italian-disco, we've rounded up the best of Berlin festivals this summer. more

Jul 1, 2015 1:15 PM Music & nightlife

The world’s first queer tech festival is coming to Berlin on May 8 at FritzClub: #unit Festival is an event for the queer tech community driving at an open, inclusive atmosphere for all – not just the typical tech dude. more

May 6, 2015 4:00 PM Culture 1 Comments

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