Emily Phillips

In an atelier and gallery space on Torstraße, there lives a maverick who has spent much of his adult life documenting the world’s wars on paper, film and canvas: Australian-born George Gittoes. more

Apr 1, 2010 1:00 AM Film

At the Neue Nationalgalerie, Mies van der Rohe’s sober, minimalistic entrance hall has been transformed by an ornate carpet and a golden chandelier – the epitome of what the Bauhaus crew couldn’t stand. more

Apr 1, 2010 1:00 AM

When Londoner Jason Andrews first came to Berlin in 2005, it was for the weekend. Little did he know that five years and a published novel (November) later, he’d be living here and launching an English literary magazine with a fellow Anglophone, Becky Crook. more

Mar 27, 2010 10:53 PM What's On


Photo courtesy of Vattenfall

You’ve surely seen them buzzing about – BMW Minis outfitted as zero-emission electric cars. They're part of a pilot project set up by BMW and the energy giant Vattenfall to bring environmentally sound cars to the city’s streets. more

Mar 27, 2010 2:54 PM Interviews & Portraits

Four innovative Berlin-based film websites, in the words of their creators. more

Mar 27, 2010 11:00 AM , , Film


Photo by chaosinjune (Flickr)

For those who mainly rely on public transportation but occasionally need the freedom of their own vehicle, joining a car-sharing network may be a more convenient and cheaper option than paying for a car that spends 98 percent of the week in a parking spot (once you’ve finally found one!). more

Mar 27, 2010 3:18 AM Interviews & Portraits

Dropped your dentures from smiling to much on those jostling U-Bahn rides? Thanks to Berliners’ honesty and a German knack for organisation, they might show up again at the BVG Fundbüro. more

Mar 15, 2010 10:05 AM Interviews & Portraits


Photo courtesy of Pam Am Lounge

Stepping out of the elevator and into Pan Am Lounge is like travelling back in time a few decades. more

Feb 1, 2010 1:58 PM


Photo courtesy of Azazel Jacobs

For Azazel Jacobs, filmmaking is a bit of a private affair. Before asking his parentsto star in his most recent film Momma’s Man, Jacobs co-wrote and directed The GoodTimesKid, in which he, his best friend (co-writer Gerardo Naranjo) and his girlfriend (Sarah Diaz) play the lead roles. more

Jan 1, 2010 12:58 PM Film

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