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Will Potsdamer Straße ever be a nightlife drag? Right now, Berlin scenester Lena Braun is reclaiming what she sees as the street’s rightful legacy with her new "miniature cabaret", Barbiche. more

Insider Tips

INTERVIEW! Luca Guadagnino on the intense sensuality of "Call Me By Your Name", out in Berlin cinemas on Mar 1. more

Film

Exberlinale Blog: Carnival comes to the Teddys

Brazilian queers were the real stand-out at this year's Teddy Awards. more

Feb 24, 2018 5:30 PM The Berlinale Blog

Walter Crasshole on why those who stay in Berlin over the holidays have the gayest time of all. more

Opinion

The second Reclaim the Beats festival invites Berliners to dance out their identity politics issues, Oct 5-14 at Gretchen, Burg Schnabel and Werkstatt der Kulturen. more

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INTERVIEW! Sebastián Lelio on his timely transgender tale "A Fantastic Woman", in cinemas from September 7. more

Film

Break out the birthday cake: Exberliner is 15 years old! And to celebrate, we've gathered up the best articles, interviews, rants, confessions and more from the past decade and a half of Berlin in English. And more, on stands now! more

Features

Happy 149th birthday, Magnus Hirschfeld! As the anniversary approaches for the pioneering sexologist's birth (and, coincidentally, death) this Sunday, May 14, we look back at the legacy he left behind. more

Interviews & Portraits

With Marine le Pen bolstered by gay voters in France and a surprise upset in the AfD naming an open lesbian as chief candidate, it seems now more than ever far-right parties have found a way to play with gays. Are Berlin's queers falling for it? more

Zeitgeist

Anna* is a friendly, laid-back Berliner who speaks fluent English and works at an international start-up. Formerly a Die Linke voter, she recently confided she’d now rather vote for the AfD. Here’s why. more

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The Berlinale Blog: “It’s an incredible time for queer stories”

INTERVIEW: Francis Lee discusses his powerful directorial debut God’s Own Country, which critics have dubbed the British Brokeback Mountain. more

Feb 17, 2017 4:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: Imprinted sensuality

INTERVIEW: Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet discuss their roles in the seductive summertime romance Call Me By Your Name. more

Feb 16, 2017 11:00 AM The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: Best and worst of the Forum

A doc about trans identity dazzles, while a Canadian junkie drama bores our blogger to distraction. more

Feb 11, 2017 2:30 PM The Berlinale Blog

INTERVIEW! Gay, conservative and embroiled in international politics, the story of Mario Röllig is a compelling one, in all its ambiguity. EXBlicks screens documentary "The GDR Complex" with director Jochen Hick at Lichtblick Kino on Nov 7 at 20:30 more

Film

INTERVIEW. The Teddy Award celebrates its 30th birthday this year with a retrospective of LGBT films, including 1919's "Anders als die Andern". Archivist Jan-Christopher Horak explains the importance of the world's first gay film. more

Film

INTERVIEW: Join us for a particularly sexy Boxing Day (Dec 26) EXBlicks screening at Lichtblick Kino, 8:30pm when we screen Marit Östberg's semi-autobiographical queer porno "When We Are Together We Can Be Everywhere". more

Film

INTERVIEW: The American filmmaker's highly acclaimed romantic drama "Carol" hits screens Dec 17; he opens up to us about the film and its place in the context of LGBTQ cinema. more

Film

How do you make an impact from afar? In our September issue, we meet exiles from Ukraine, Iran, Syria, Azerbaijan and more who are carrying on their homelands' struggles from Berlin. Plus a chat with Peaches, all the fall festivals and more! more

Features

Ostalgie? No way. Exploring the lives of homosexuals under the GDR, our very special EXBlicks screening of "Out in East Berlin" (Dec 16, 20:30) at Lichtblick Kino sees a Q&A with director Jochen Hick and complimentary wine. Don't miss! more

Film

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