Michael Hald

Expatriarch celebrates its five-year-anniversary with the four-month series Expatriarch Generations: the old guard of Berliner musicians shares their knowledge and experience with the new through radio and concerts. First concert is Sep 19 at Schwuz. more

Sep 16, 2014 12:45 PM Concerts & Parties

OUT NOW! The main character's grasp on reality crumbles, and so does this film's promise as psychodrama ANOTHER ME unfolds. more

Sep 4, 2014 9:00 AM Film

INTERVIEW. Most of us no longer see gentrification as an abstract debate, but not everyone has seen the phenomenon in the minutia: Katrin Rothe’s tale of urban displacement comes alive in Betongold on Fri, Aug 29, 20:00 at Lichtblick Kino. more

Aug 21, 2014 12:00 PM Film 5 Comments

OUT NOW! Stunning visuals detract from the overall narrative in director Kelly Reichardt's abstract moody thriller NIGHT MOVES. more

Aug 14, 2014 2:00 PM Film

Enjoy the last installment of "Between Two Drummers", the quirkily led talk show from Mary Ocher (and Your Government). This week's guest is synth-pop artist Molly Nilsson... and Wally the Fly. Check it out here and help support her new album. more

Jul 28, 2014 2:00 PM Concerts & Parties

Does the perfect pair of summer shades remain as elusive as romantic bliss? Michael Hald scours the city to help you find your match and discovers that, with style as in love, perfection has its price. more

Jul 22, 2014 1:30 PM Zeitgeist

As part of a Katrin Rothe retrospective we screen "Betongold", a prize-winning, personal documentary on problems of rising rent that combines conventional images with animation. Don't miss it on Aug 29 (8:30pm) with English subs and the director Q&A. more

Jul 21, 2014 1:45 PM Film

Get ready for the second-to-last installment of "Between Two Drummers", the quirkily led talk show from Mary Ocher (and Your Government). This week's guest is Exberliner's own Walter Crasshole. Check it out here and help support her new album. more

Jul 21, 2014 1:00 PM Concerts & Parties

OUT NOW! Japanese cult director Takashi Miike delivers an action-packed nail-biter in SHIELD OF STRAW. more

Jul 10, 2014 4:50 PM Film

OUT NOW! Laurence Fishburne is foreboding in the plot twist-riddled THE SIGNAL. more

Jul 10, 2014 11:40 AM Film

OUT NOW! Although slightly cliché, coming out story FLOATING SKYSCRAPERS remains emotive. more

Jun 28, 2014 4:10 PM Film

OUT NOW! An intimate portrait that gives a face to tradition’s struggle for survival in a modern world, STILL moves. more

Jun 19, 2014 11:00 AM Film

OUT NOW! Tom Hardy delivers a brooding, understated performance in LOCKE in a tightly directed thriller from Steven Knight. more

Jun 19, 2014 10:30 AM Film


Photo by Michal Andrysiak

Felix Ruckert runs Schwelle7, Berlin’s artiest BDSM venue. Nested on the second floor of a former warehouse in Wedding, the space is home to all shades of body exploration – from aerial yoga to orgiastic play parties. more

Jun 15, 2014 10:00 AM Interviews & Portraits

Berlin's most experimental BDSM pleasure palace, Schwelle7, is sadly losing its Wedding location at the end of this year. The good news is they have a chance to BUY a new location to keep it going. Find out how you can help here. more

Jun 12, 2014 12:00 PM Zeitgeist


Photo by Tania Castellví

The DMY International Design Festival Berlin has taken form at Tempelhof. Designers from around the world shape a vision of the future for curious onlookers. Feast your eyes on our photo gallery. DMY continues through June 1. more

May 29, 2014 2:45 PM Art & Exhibitions

The ninth edition of Berlin favourite Xposed International Queer Film Festival offers up a rich array of international cinema and parties, with a particularly Scandinavian slant this year. Catch it from May 29 through Jun 1 at Moviemento. more

May 26, 2014 1:00 PM Film 1 Comments

OUT NOW! Poor characterisation and a rather overblown sense of mystery undermines motorcycle drama STEREO. more

May 13, 2014 10:00 AM Film

INTERVIEW: Next week Bowie-mania in Berlin comes to a head with the opening of mammoth exhibition "David Bowie Is..." at Martin-Gropius-Bau on May 20. What can you expect to see? Curator Victoria Broackes knows. more

May 12, 2014 4:00 PM Art & Exhibitions

OUT NOW! Involuntarily funny Rosemary's Baby rip-off DEVIL'S DUE is an ordeal best avoided. more

May 8, 2014 4:45 PM Film

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