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INTERVIEW! Chiwetel Ejiofor on his timely directorial debut The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. It hits Netflix on Mar 1. Read more

Film

INTERVIEW! Aïssa Maïga and Maxwell Simba discuss their roles in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, the directorial debut by Oscar-nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor. Read more

Film

British Shorts surveys the sorry state of the nation. Read more

Film

Barbara Sukowa’s Luxemburg in Margarethe von Trotta’s biopic has become as iconic as the revolutionary herself. Why didn’t the GDR make its own film about the Red Rosa? On Jan 7, Arsenal screens the GDR's few cinematic portrayals of her. Read more

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Berlin's "Christmas Film Festival" revels in both the joy and the horror of the holidays, Dec 21-24 at Moviemento. Read more

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Record numbers of students are moving to Berlin. Private companies are cashing in on the shortage of state-provided accommodation with luxury, campus-style alternatives. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Joanna Kulig talks about her starring role in Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War and how her musicality was an asset to playing Zula. Cold War hits Berlin cinemas on Nov 22. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Pawel Pawlikowski on his 88-minute monochrome epic Cold War. It's out Nov 22 in Berlin cinemas. Read more

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Need help fast and in a language you understand? Sick and tired of dealing with health insurance bureaucracy to find a therapist? Don’t let the stress exacerbate your shaky condition. There are other ways! Read more

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Ofir Raul Graizer on his foreign language Oscar sumbission The Cakemaker and the relationship between love, baking and filmmaking. Preview on Tuesday at Lichtblick Kino! Read more

Interviews & Portraits

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One World Berlin offers a diverse slate of activist docs. It's on October 17-20 at Lichtblick Kino and Aquarium at Südblock. Read more

Film

DokuArts considers artistic creation in all its forms Oct 4-21 at Zeughauskino. Read more

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In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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INTERVIEW! Berlin's Schulfarm Insel Scharfenberg was the most radical of all pedagogical experiments started during the Weimar Republic. Today film "Die Insel" pays tribute to this unique educational bubble. Catch it on Sep 26, 20:00 at Lichtblick. Read more

History

British director Robert Chevara on Blonde Poison, a play based on the amazing true story of Stella Goldschlag, the Jewish bombshell who operated as a Gestapo agent in Nazi Berlin. Catch it at Brotfabrik Sep 21-Oct 3. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Explore the murky side of paradise at Australian and New Zealand film fest Down Under Berlin, Sep 19-23 at Moviemento. Read more

Film

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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American blues musician Daryl Davis has spent the last 35 years befriending members of the Ku Klux Klan. Disruption Network Lab hosts Davis for their keynote introduction (Sep 6, 17:00 at Kunstquartier Bethanien) to their "Infiltration" conference. Read more

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