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INTERVIEW! Berlin-based crooner Dagobert is getting ready to promote his new album with a concert at Lido on Apr 19. We spoke with him about songwriting, Schlager and meeting Audrey Hepburn’s ghost. Read more

Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW! David Dietl's club scene doc focuses on the personalities of three Berlin doormen, including notorious Berghain gate keeper Sven Marquardt. Berlin Bouncer hits the screens on Apr 11. Read more

Film

INTERVIEW! Syrian multi-media artist Ammar al-Beik gets his first German solo exhibition at Haus am Waldsee (through May 5). We spoke to him about revolution, exile and the thrill of meeting Diego Maradona at a dinner party. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

As Berlin kids are joining the global strikes for climate justice, what's the rest of Berlin doing to save the planet? From idealistic club owners to ingenious startups and sustainable architecture, read about the city's green pioneers. Out now! Read more

INTERVIEW! South Korean director Kwon Eunbi on "Waiting for Spectres", her documentary quest to meet North Koreans. Join us for the EXBlicks screening this Saturday, March ‎30, 20:30 at Lichtblick Kino in a team-up with Saturday Asia. Read more

Film

INTERVIEW! Moran returns to Berlin with Dr Cosmos – his latest show and name of his on-stage alter-ego. We caught up with him to chat about his new persona, a botched Brexit and more. He performs to a sold-out crowd on Mar 31 at Huxley's. Read more

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Composer Jennifer Walshe on researching the concepts and sounds of time for her new opera, celebrating its German premiere at MaerzMusik. See "Time Time Time" on Mar 24 for MaerzMusik at Berliner Festspiele. Read more

Concerts & Parties

Stephanie Rosenthal on her first year as director at the Gropius Bau, her bid to make it more accessible and what to expect next. The next exhibition under her direction – "And Berlin Will Always Need You" – opens Mar 22. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

INTERVIEW! Bosnian-born director Oliver Frljić on the flaws of democracy, the role of culture and his second production – Ein Bericht für die Akademie – at the Gorki Theater. Catch it Mar 7 and 30. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Brexit MAY be upon us, but British life in Berlin continues. We spoke to Brits planning their future here, met with some of the city's noteworthy English(wo)men, Scots and Welsh and found the best places to buy UK essentials. Out now! Read more

Jörg Heiser and Jons Vukorep of Berlin-based La Stampa on the title of their sophomore album Bonjour Trieste. Catch them Mon, Mar 4 at Berghain Kantine. Read more

Concerts & Parties

INTERVIEW! Chiwetel Ejiofor on his timely directorial debut The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. It hits Netflix on Mar 1. Read more

Film

INTERVIEW! Aïssa Maïga and Maxwell Simba discuss their roles in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, the directorial debut by Oscar-nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor. Read more

Film

Exberliner Interview: A postcolonial coming-of-age tale

Jared Abbott catches up with first-time film actor Elena Andrada, star of Senegal-set teen drama Staff Only. Read more

Feb 17, 2019 3:45 PM The Berlinale Blog

Exberlinale Interview: Ordinary xenophobia and the Undead

David Mouriquand interviews Canadian director Denis Côté for his Competition selected film, Repertoire Des Villes Disparues (Ghost Town Anthology). Read more

Feb 15, 2019 1:12 PM The Berlinale Blog

At almost 90, she's got a brain still buzzing with daring film projects and strong opinions. We spoke with the cult Hungarian director Márta Mészáros on being the first woman to win the Golden Bear, the war between the sexes, and more... Read more

Film

Gemma Ray on her new album, having fun with multitrack recording and playing the guitar with a kitchen knife. Catch the release of "Psychogeology" Feb 15, 20:00 at Music & Frieden. Read more

Concerts & Parties

Exberlinale Interview: Coming of age in Quebec

David Mouriquand talks to Geneviève Dulude-De Celles, the director of one of his standout films this year, "Une Colonie" in the Generation section... Read more

Feb 12, 2019 4:06 PM The Berlinale Blog

Super-lawyer Wolfgang Kaleck – he represents Edward Snowden, founded the ECCHR and sued torturers and dirty multinationals across the globe. On Feb 6 he's presenting his new book Law vs Power at the Denkerei. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

INTERVIEW! As PalaisPopulaire opens Objects of Wonder (from Feb 1) showing sculpture from across the Channel, curators Elena Crippa and Daniel Slater talk about the importance of objects. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

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