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Ampelmann: How a little communist man conquered the West

From Berlin's streets to souvenir shops, we find out how the quirky traffic light symbol of the […]

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Siegfried, the war, the Wall and the Stasi

Meet Siegfried Strehlow, who tells us about his plucky escape from the GDR through daring rescue tunnel, […]

Art

Top three exhibits capturing the rebellious spirit of 1989

With 1988 art hall Galerie Loock opening an exhibition on East German photographer Christian Borchert on Nov […]

Politics

The S-Bahn from Pyongyang: Berlin’s North Korean history

We investigate how the pre-Wall GDR provided a ticket out of North Korea and, ironically, how today's […]

Politics

Gay in the GDR? The Gay Berliner investigates ahead of “Coming Out” screening

With Kino International screening 1989 queer film "Coming Out" on Nov 9, the GDR's first (and only) […]

Politics

Former GDR painter Bisky on his new exhibition double-bill

INTERVIEW! Ahead of his two new Koenig Galerie shows opening Nov 9 and 10, we met the […]

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