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

Film

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. more

Zeitgeist

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. more

Film

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

Film

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! 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! more

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Film

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

Film

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

Film

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

Theatre & Dance

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

Film

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

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Film

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. more

What's On

Fantasy Filmfest returns with a scorching selection of future cult classics Sep 5-16. more

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

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