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A journey drawn out

OUT NOW! CRULIC is a poignant political and aesthetic telling of a man who died on hunger strike in prison. more »

Jan 16, 2014 by in Film

Polarising blues: Abellatif Kechiche

INTERVIEW. Bold and beautiful love drama? Or offensive, pornographic bore? After dividing audiences around the globe, multi awarded "Blue is the Warmest Colour" finally hits Berlin cinemas on Dec 19. Read our interview with director Adellatif Kechic. more »

Dec 12, 2013 by in Film

Pussies on film

INTERVIEW. The controversial Pussy Riot documentary finally has its Berlin debut. After months of behind-the-scenes battles, Berliners can catch an exclusive screening of "Pussy vs. Putin" on Wed, Dec 11 at Volksbühne. more »

Dec 5, 2013 by in Film

Pro and Con: The Act of Killing

OUT NOW! Is THE ACT OF KILLING worth the hype? Two critics debate the merits of Joshua Oppenheimer's re-enactment doc. more »

Nov 14, 2013 by | in Film

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Berlinale kids highlight: A boy and his giraffe

Got kids? Zarafa was THE compelling kids film at this years Berlinale. Tix were long gone for days now, but keep an eye out for the film in the future. The compelling tale of a cross-racial friendship in the early 19th century. more »

Feb 15, 2012 by in The Berlinale Blog

Berlinale snapshots: Juliette Binoche

Juliette Binoche at the press conference after Elles, a film crudely and graphically exploring the murky depths of female sexuality. more »

Feb 10, 2012 by in The Berlinale Blog

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Murmel Murmel

Don't expect intellectual theatre as Murmel Murmel, Dieter Roth's book adapted for stage, returns. But if you're intrigued by slapstick performances and colourful staging, you might just be able to get over the actors constant repetition of Murmel. more »

May 16, 2012 by in Stage

Master and señoritas

Carl Andersen Retrospective. Watch the sexistential Berlin underground filmmaker as he examines the sexual tension between the director and his female subject in a selection of movies from his past. more »

Jun 7, 2011 by in Film

Goody and Woodard

In honor of the most prolific living 'European' directors, Berlin’s cutest mini cinema will feature 18 of Jean-Luc Godard and Woody Allen films in OV, a rare enough occurrence in Berlin more »

Nov 4, 2010 by in Film

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Kino Hackesche Höfe hosts a screening of TEY, a powerful philosophical tale about saying goodbye told with few words but memorable poignancy. Stars American poet/musician Saul Williams. more »