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Kicking off on Nov 21 through Nov 30, Around The World In 14 Films turns 14 this year. It celebrates in style with a double fare, many anticipated German premieres, and a cherry-picked selection of the best films from this year’s festival circuit. Read more

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OUT NOW! A delightful tale of empowerment and sisterhood or a sequel without either the tunes or the magic of its original premise? Read more

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REVIEW! On now through Jan 5, the Jewish Museum's "This Place" was initiated by French photographer Frederic Brenner and features the work of 12 photographers depicting Jerusalem and the West Bank. A slick and thought-provoking exhibit. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

Berliner solo cellist Isang Enders unwittingly followed the stereotypical, Asian-genius classical career path with raging success. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

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INTERVIEW! The beloved Kreuzberg kino faces closure after news its rooms are being sold for €2M. Now they're crowdfunding for survival. It's a cause close to our hearts, as for many in the German film world. Moviemento's owner tells us more. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

We meet Korean Berliners and find out why they came to the Hauptstadt. From Gastarbeiter nurses to today's young families, students and entrepreneurs, each generation had their own reasons, but they're all here to stay. Read more

History

RANT! Why is "good night" only interpreted as I slept with you! And "schönes Wochenende" on Thursday morning? I'm so confused. Jacinta Nandi's timely mistakes. Read more

Opinion

REVIEW! We think we found Berlin's best cabbage kimchi! Former classical singer turned restauranteur, Jinok Kim, has a penchant for experimentation not just in NaNum's menu but right down to her self-styled dishware, and it really works. Read more

Food & Drink

Berliners' lifeline to British imports, Broken English, has re-opened! Now in Kreuzberg and under the ownership of a German, the delightful Olde Shoppe store is stocked for a hard Brexit with a wide selection of cherished British brands. Read more

Insider Tips

In the German papers this week: Tesla factory for Berlin, new outcry against hostel renting from North Korea, thousands evacuated for WWII bomb, Trump rejects Berlin Wall gift, forestation plan for Tempelhofer Feld, and more! Read more

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REVIEW! On now through Jan 19, Gropius Bau’s magnificent exhibition marking 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall includes standout works by 28 international artists and provocatively tackles the effects of walls, real and metaphorical. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

Catch Scorsese’s "The Irishman", Berlinale alumni Macedonian feminist satire "God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya" and Chinese entry "So Long, My Son", plus cult classic "Showgirls" at Arsenal, and more happening in the Berlin film world this week. Read more

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OUT NOW! Beautifully shot, heartfelt, and superbly caustic satire that is well worth your time. Read more

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OUT NOW! Julie Delpy's latest film goes from a relatively straightforward domestic drama to a bracing melodrama, all the way to a sci-fi inflected tale. Read more

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OUT NOW! Directed by award-winning photojournalist and filmmaker Seamus Murphy, the film charts the creative process behind PJ Harvey’s 2016 studio album. Read more

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OUT NOW! Fast, funny, sassy and smart, with nutritional ingredients not normally found in a teenage comedy. Read more

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OUT NOW! A formulaic-yet-serviceable cop thriller that sadly seems to forget its righteous anger along the way. Read more

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OUT NOW! The adaptation of the true story of Henry Ford II’s desire to re-vamp the Ford brand, while simultaneously drubbing Ferrari in the infamous Le Mans race. Read more

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OUT NOW! This intimate epic depicts the largely dev­astating effects of China’s one-child policy on two families, brimming with compassion and insight. Read more

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OUT NOW! A tired snapshot of Berlin hedonism, stuffed with pseudointellectual bunkum masquerading as well-earned discernment. Read more

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