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INTERVIEW! Jochen Hick discusses his latest film foray into queer history: cataloguing gay life and activism in West Berlin before the fall of the Wall in "My Wonderful West Berlin". more

Film

OUT NOW! Belgian filmmaker Van Leew's second feature is a INSYRIATED is a taut chamber piece that richly deserved its Panorama Audience Award at this year's Berlinale. more

Film

The effects of the 2008 economic crisis still ripple worldwide. And at this point the American Dream is looking more and more like a nightmare. No time like the present for Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. What did our critic think? On Jun 26-28. more

Theatre & Dance

OUT NOW! THE BELKO EXPERIMENT centres on a straightforward premise, one which asks the question: What if the Office Space workforce had been forced into a Battle Royale scenario? more

Film

OUT NOW! LOVING further solidifies Jeff Nichols as one of American cinema’s most versatile and valued auteurs. more

Film

OUT NOW! SNATCHED proves Amy Schumer works best on the small screen and deprives Goldie Hawn of a comeback. more

Film

INTERVIEW! Berlin-based artist (and not the mayor) Michael Müller blurs the line between art and fashion with his new exhibition Teil 18. Die Welt gibt es nicht! at Galerie Thomas Schulte. Catch it before it ends Jun 24! more

Art & Exhibitions

INTERVIEW! Berlinale Forum programmer James Lattimer sets the scene for Arsenal Kino’s current Mexican cinema season, Porous Boundaries: New Paths through Mexican Cinema, on through June 30. more

Film

OUT NOW! WONDER WOMAN has a lot riding on its shoulders, not only for DC but also as the first female-led superhero film since the 2005 dud Elektra. Does it live up to the hype? more

Film

Alexander Karschnia, one-third of the free-scene collective Andcompany&Co, reveals what makes his theatre company tick. more

Theatre & Dance

OUT NOW! THE DINNER tension is diluted after a nicely set up opening, leaving one desperate to settle the bill and jump in the nearest cab home. more

Film

OUT NOW! BORN TO BE BLUE fictionalises a period of the Chet Baker’s life in the 1960s and, for the most part, hits the right notes. more

Film

OUT NOW! Nick Broomfield offers a haunting glimpse of a deeply conflicted woman hiding behind a squeaky-clean pop persona in WHITNEY: CAN I BE ME. more

Film

You’ve seen Sasha Waltz’s work all over the city, from Sophiensaele to Berliner Festspiele. Now, the godmother of the Berlin dance scene presents her newest Creation, 12 years in the making at Radialsystem V, Jun 9-11 and 16-18. more

Theatre & Dance

Anything goes at this year’s Performing Arts Festival (Jun 13-18), a six-day introduction to the world of independent performance in Berlin. more

Theatre & Dance

OUT NOW! The new big screen adaptation of BAYWATCH only panders to middle-of-the-road machismo. more

Film

OUT NOW! BEFORE I FALL is a melodramatic YA riff on the timeloop trope that has underpinned the likes of Groundhog Day and Edge of Tomorrow. And semi-effective. more

Film

INTERVIEW! He’s the face of Exberliner’s trailer and the musical guest at our birthday party (June 3 at Haus Schwarzenberg). But who is Rummelsnuff when he’s at home? more

Concerts & Parties

Need a shot of estrogen to counteract the pure masculinity of Rummelsnuff? June has you covered and then some. Here's our festival guide. more

, Concerts & Parties

Kicking off Jun 2 and continuing all this month, Arsenal showcases the new wave of Mexican filmmakers intent on rewriting the cinematic rulebook. more

Film

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