issue 141

Picked up our Exile Politics issue on newsstands now yet? Hurry before the month is over and its gone. Ukrainian doctor Sergey Steuer's tale, taking him from Berlin back to his home land, is just one of many unmissable stories within. more

Sep 24, 2015 2:00 PM People

INTERVIEW. The teaches of Peaches never stop coming. With album "Rub" out September 25, the ur-Berlin expat is set to take on the world once more. Before she's off on tour, we sat down with the electroclash pioneer in her P'Berg stomping grounds. more

Sep 24, 2015 1:30 PM People

OUT NOW! A small Danish town is put under scrutiny in LIMBO, a slow but moving film about young love and lust. more

Sep 24, 2015 10:00 AM Film

INTERVIEW. In the tragicomedy "The Farewell Party", Israeli writing/directing duo Tal Granit and Sharon Maymon deal with death in a decidedly different film about old age. It opens in Berlin cinemas on Sep 24. more

Sep 22, 2015 11:00 AM Film

The end of September signals more than just leaves falling off trees: it's Oktoberfest! Can't make it to Munich? Enjoy a decidedly Berlin experience (Sep 24-27) on the Spree at Hänsel & Brezel. And come on, everyone loves beer and pretzels! more

Sep 21, 2015 1:00 PM The Best of Berlin

INTERVIEW. Author Sibylle Berg returns with her follow-up to the smash "Es sagt mir nichts, das sogenannte Draußen", "Und dann kam Mirna", again at Maxim Gorki. Catch her tough protagonists, just a bit older, starting Sep 24. more

Sep 21, 2015 11:15 AM Stage

The city’s fifth Down Under Berlin film festival sees 40 Antipodean films from the glossy to the micro-indie play with the concept of “paradise unknown”, whether that be nirvana or inferno. Check it out at Kino Moviemento Sep 16-20. more

Sep 15, 2015 4:00 PM Film

Expatriarch’s genre-defying, creatively binding series Generations hands over the reins to established artists, this time queen of Berlin punk Bettina Köster, who in turn presents synth punks P.U.F.F. Don't miss the pairing Fri, Sep 18 at Schwuz. more

Sep 15, 2015 3:00 PM Music & nightlife

Brazilian-Hungarian writer Zsófia Bán brings her fiction and cultural analysis to the ILB. She reads her award-winning short story "When There Were Only Animals" at 19:30 on Sep 14. more

Sep 14, 2015 4:45 PM Culture

Physically away from home but digitally connected, a new generation of Iranian exiles is now fighting in far-away lands. Read about those here in Berlin and then check out a special EXBlicks screening of "Rebel Generation" on Sep 21 at Lichtblick. more

Sep 14, 2015 3:15 PM , Zeitgeist

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

MS Schrittmacher founder Martin Stiefermann heads Places & Traces, a tour that presents Mitte – from Alexanderplatz, Rotes Rathaus and through to the Stadtschloss – as a site of economic crisis. Runs Wed-Sun though Oct 1 more

Sep 11, 2015 11:00 AM Stage

Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to with all your queries. more

Sep 11, 2015 10:00 AM Features

INTERVIEW. Pop-synth artist Molly Nilsson was musically born and bred in Berlin clubs. She's since matured through six full-length albums and Tue, Sep 15 Berghain hosts the record release party for her most recent album Zenith. more

Sep 10, 2015 3:30 PM Music & nightlife

OUT NOW! Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay complement each other beautifully in the award-winning, 45 YEARS. more

Sep 10, 2015 10:00 AM Film

OUT NOW! Fragmented KNIGHT OF CUPS is short on conventional narration but relentless with its masterful pace. more

Sep 10, 2015 10:00 AM Film

From digital dissident to analogue art! Starting Sep 10, Appelbaum's infrared photos of his whistleblowing comrades and pandas that he and Ai Weiwei stuffed with Snowden docs are on show at NOME. Read our interview, then check out "Samizdata". more

Sep 9, 2015 2:00 PM People

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