issue 149

INTERVIEW. Hengameh Yaghoobifarah is a lot of things: A blogger, an activist, a queer feminist, a fa(t)shionista. She sat down with Exberliner to sound off about her intersectional dentity and queer feminism. more

Jun 21, 2016 4:50 AM Interviews & Portraits

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Photo by Laura Jost

Single, female and ready to start making money off of it? Try Ohlala, the Berlin dating app where men pay for the pleasure of your company. more

Jun 1, 2016 1:00 PM Start-ups

OUT NOW! A masterpiece, THE WITCH is a reminder of just how powerful the much-maligned (by its own devices) genre can be. more

May 19, 2016 1:00 PM Film

Brought to you by a publishing wunderkind and a refugee chef, the newest culinary addition to City West combines regional ingredients with Middle Eastern flavours and German dishes with Syrian ones. What did we think? Jane Silver dishes. more

May 17, 2016 12:15 PM Food & Drink

OUT NOW! Adapted from Tom McCarthy’s cult novel of the same name, REMAINDER sees a young Londoner attempt to reconstruct his memories following a mysterious accident. more

May 12, 2016 1:00 PM Film

OUT NOW! In THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY, Indian numbers man Srinivasa Ramanujan also gets the biopic treatment in a well-groomed if routinised period drama. more

May 12, 2016 12:30 PM Film

OUT NOW! MR. GAGA, chronicles the ups and downs and moves of the renowned choreographer Ohad Naharin. more

May 12, 2016 12:30 PM Film

INTERVIEW! Globe-hopping electro duo Gebrüder Teichmann takes to HAU’s stage with a group of Pakistani and Maldivian musicians to release "Karachi Files" as part of the festival "From Inside to Way Out" on May 14. more

May 9, 2016 4:00 PM Concerts & Parties

OUT NOW! Two women abandon expectations as they dive into romance in SUMMERTIME (LA BELLE SAISON) against the backdrop of the 1970s women's liberation movement. more

May 5, 2016 10:00 AM Film

Say "RAF" in Berlin, heads turn. The lengthy title of the Schaubühne production "The Invention of the Red Army Faction by a Manic-Depressive Teenager..." is no different. What did we think? Read here and see for yourself May 8 and 29. more

May 3, 2016 4:35 AM Theatre & Dance


Anna Alex and Julia Bösch of online personal stylist The Outfittery.

Flowers, fashion, periods: why Berlin’s start-up scene sticks to traditional gender roles, and what can be done about it. more

May 2, 2016 12:45 PM Start-ups

Premiering in Europe on May 6 at White Trash, cult rock epic Gutterdämmerung mashes up live performance and silent film with Tweet-able catchphrases and an unbeatable cast. more

May 2, 2016 11:30 AM Concerts & Parties

This month, the first court case for sexual harassment in the wake of the Cologne attacks is set to bring to light what many have known for years: in Germany, “no means no” doesn’t always apply. A look at the law and the hard facts. more

May 2, 2016 11:00 AM Zeitgeist

While the rest of the world sees Berlin as a paragon of sexual freedom, the women who live here know it’s not that simple – not for them at least, as German health insurance doesn’t cover birth control. more

May 2, 2016 11:00 AM Zeitgeist

Berlin is so full of powerful, outspoken female directors, playwrights, artists and gallerists that you might think the gender gap doesn’t apply to stage and visual art. Our editors are here to tell you otherwise. more

May 2, 2016 11:00 AM , What's On

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