Joep de Visser

OUT NOW! RISE OF THE GUARDIANS. Peter Ramsey's Xmas morality tale is more likely to stimulate than assuage holiday boredom. more

Nov 29, 2012 2:00 PM Film

Is your goth side going through political crisis? Why not reconcile at the resting place of the communist dead
. Zentralfriedhof Friedrichsfelde not only pays homage to communism’s fallen heroes, but reminds us of the grimmer aspects as well. more

Nov 20, 2012 11:00 AM Insider Tips

As soon as you set foot inside the free Museumswohnung, it’s like travelling 25 years into the past. Within the GDR-era apartment, find a socialist interior straight out of the 1970s and 1980s, granting a taste of Goodbye, Lenin! for free. more

Nov 7, 2012 10:30 AM Insider Tips

Asian food is a pretty common fast food go-to. The newest entry in the game in Mitte? By-way-of-Amsterdam Wok to Walk. A decent mix of Asian goodies that has food-as-lifestyle written all over it. And that's okay. more

Nov 5, 2012 12:00 PM Insider Tips 2 Comments

It’s a hacker’s wet dream: combine Berlin’s two most popular drinks, mate and beer, with an open source ideology. The result? Mier! A herbal, dark, bitter brew with 5.3 percent alcohol, it’s well worth a try. more

Oct 31, 2012 2:00 PM Insider Tips

OUT NOW! MADAGASCAR 3 is a pointless film in a slapstick franchise that just won't end. more

Oct 2, 2012 10:00 AM Film

Last month, we explored Africa in Berlin. This month, courtesy of efforts in part by Marie Steinman and Tom Tykwer, Babylon Mitte gives us a taste of Africa in Africa with Nairobi Half Life. It screens Oct 10-17. more

Oct 1, 2012 11:30 AM Film

Whether black with a German ID or white with an African passport, “200 percent” African or “not that African at all”, these 10 Berliners are changing the face of the city. Read about them here and catch some of them on Sep 26 at Kaffee Burger. more

Sep 26, 2012 11:00 AM , Interviews & Portraits

Natur-Park is a secluded wee haven in Schöneberg with a gentle wildness to it. A former shunting yard, it was left to fend for itself after 1952 until a group of artists and horticulturists revamped it in the 1990s. more

Sep 17, 2012 11:00 AM Insider Tips

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