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Our film editor Paul O'Callaghan rounds up the best film had to offer this year, including what's been happening in the Berlin cinema scene. Read more

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From pioneering sound sculptors to up-and-coming producers, the fem fest’s fifth edition gathers an eclectic variety of artists at HAU2, Dec 6-8. Read more

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From progressive forms of flat-sharing to the shiny new start-up culture of co-housing, we checked out alternatives for all ages. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Alexander Karschnia on newest piece Invisible Republic and how women are shaping the way forward. Catch it at HAU 2 October 12-15. Read more

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Sure, having a kid still takes an egg and some sperm, but while scientists work on overturning that truism, single women and lesbians have a variety of options to get knocked up without the hook-up. A new German law has made it easier than ever. Read more

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Rounding out Women's Month, we present one last kick-ass Berlinerin: Elisa Rosi, the guiding light behind Kastanienallee's Lichtblick Kino! Read more

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Are you a leaning-in power-Frau or more of a cacao type of gal? Is your pussy on lock or does it grab back? Take our quiz and find out your true empowerment style. Read more

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Women might not ever need to fight for their lives on the streets of Berlin, but one American expat wants them to be prepared anyway. Meet Susie Kahlich. Read more

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A current and a former “sextremist” bare all about #MeToo, rape culture and their diverging paths. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

German women grabbing the hyper-masculine image of bikers by the balls: welcome to Berlin’s own all-female motorcycle club. Thomas Wintle infiltrated the increasingly popular gang to find out what keeps their engines running. Read more

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With gruelling hours, sniping colleagues and testosterone laced atmospheres, the food and drink industry is one of Germany’s most misogynous. The few women who’ve made it don’t have time to discuss gender equality – they just do it. Read more

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She was Berlin’s original hipster artist, a bold and fashionable Weimar Frau who never shied away from using her image to sell her art. Once known worldwide as “The Sintenis”, Renée Sintenis is today remembered as the creator of the Berlinale Bär. Read more

History

Valeska Grisebach’s Western was the true German revelation of last year’s festival circuit. We met the Berlin director for a chat about women, the art of “slow cinema” and her fascination with aloof men working on building sites. Read more

Features

Whether programmers, Kino founders or festival curators, for our February issue we found 12 women who are shaking up the city’s cinema scene. The first: Final Girls Berlin (Feb 1-3 at Friedrichshain’s Ladenkino) curator Sara Neidorf. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Intersectional feminism has hit the Berlin music scene! With the We Make Waves festival and conference on the horizon (Nov 9-11), we looked at initiatives that support female musicians and DJs while inviting other marginalised groups to the party. Read more

Culture

Need a shot of estrogen to counteract the pure masculinity of Rummelsnuff? June has you covered and then some. Here's our festival guide. Read more

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Walter Crasshole empties his fag bag and vents on the issues of the day. This month: why it’s okay for gay men to flirt with straight girls. Read more

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End your November with art presented by the Akademie der Künste. Camaro Stiftung hosts 150 years of the Association of Berlin Women Artists, while AdK's Uncertain States has a number events, including "A World Not Ours" on Nov 17. Read more

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Emerson is a human rights activist, a mum of three and wife of US Ambassador John B. Emerson. Emerson speaks at Women & Leadership: The Path Ahead on Wed, Oct 12, 7pm at the VW Forum. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Alexandra Georgieva of the Friedrichstadt-Palast talks training the next generation of dancers and shares her take on sexism in theatre ahead of the second of our Palast-Talks, "Female Decision-Makers In Dance And Theatre" on Jun 2, 18:00. Read more

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