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INTERVIEW! Out now, Taika Waititi's new film, the anti-hate satire "Jojo Rabbit", is already Oscar-nominated. We sat down with the writer, director and actor to talk why he made "the least authentic portrayal of Hitler you'll ever find". Read more

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INTERVIEW! Opening CTM at Berghain on Jan 24, improvisational live techno act Giant Swan tell us why it's a good time to take risks, how their latest album is their fiercest yet and what to expect in their much-anticipated show. Plus Playlist! Read more

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INTERVIEW! With "Les Misérables" hitting Berlin kinos on Jan 23, we caught up with director Ladj Ly to find out more about his Cannes-winning, Oscar-selected debut feature, cop-watching and why he believes his film is a "cry of alarm". Read more

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INTERVIEW! It's your last chance to see "Latent Being", the first show of new art foundation Light Art Space, through Jan 5 at Kraftwerk. Director Bettina Kames tells us more about LAS and its mission to bring Berliners cutting-edge light-based art. Read more

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It's a new decade - and time to deal with old guilt! Can we offset our air miles? Make our everyday more sustainable? We chart the route to redemption. Also: Berliners confess, mum shaming gone crazy and colonial guilt going unacknowledged. Out now! Read more

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INTERVIEW! Hitting Berlin cinemas on Dec 26, "Le Mystère Henri Pick" is a literary whodunit that playfully merges the suspense of a murder(less) mystery with plenty of dry wit. Director Rémi Bezançon on the lit scene, critics and Agatha Christie. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of her jubilee run at the Volksbühne Dec 28-31, the Berlin-made Canadian icon looks back at 20 years of show(wo)manship, rising to legend status and the challenge of the mainstream catching up. Plus playlist! Read more

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INTERVIEW! Out today (Dec 12), the foot-stompingly good "Wild Rose" follows an aspiring Glaswegian country singer balancing her dreams with her harsh reality. Its director Tom Harper talks comparisons to "A Star Is Born", Glasgow and Julie Walters! Read more

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INTERVIEW! Mies van der Rohe Haus, an often overlooked gem of Bauhaus architecture, was rescued from a state of almost total disrepair during East German rule by its curator Wita Noack. She tells us about the masterpiece of modernist design. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of their long-awaited Berlin debut at Kreuzberg's Gretchen on Dec 11, Oso Leone's Xavier Marin talks creative island retreats, losing track of reality and bringing their new visceral album "Gallery Love" to the stage. Plus playlist! Read more

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INTERVIEW! Fresh off the stage from her Disruption Network Lab talk this weekend, research artist Joana Moll's latest work investigates how online companies are using us for free labour and energy. She tells us more about how we're being exploited. Read more

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Food special! From sustainable restaurants to local farms, from Japanese haute cuisine to 2019's big shifts on the delivery market: we survey the year's trends, check out museum cafés, meet foodie influencers and recommend tasty gifts. Out now! Read more

Features

INTERVIEW! After nearly 50 years in the making, Aretha Franklin music documentary "Amazing Grace" is out in Berlin cinemas today. Director Alan Elliott talks the Queen of Soul and how he resurrected the "lost" feature. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of their sex-positive lesbian rave at ://about blank on Dec 1, we caught up with WET to hear more about the party and why it's important for gay women to have a space to share their lust with pride. Plus playlist! Read more

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INTERVIEW! This month has seen countless events exploring Berlin's divided past. But the GDR lives on - in our Ossi neighbours! Meet Siegfried Strehlow. He tells his plucky escape, daring rescue tunnel, Stasi-monitored romance, and more. Read more

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INTERVIEW! We caught up with Belgian director Anne-Cécile Vandalem ahead of her world-premiere of "Die Anderen" at the Schaubühne on Nov 28-29, a suspenseful thriller about a refugee stranded in a suspicious village. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of the Berlin release for "My Zoe" on Nov 14, writer, director and actress Julie Delpy talks the difficulty of being a radical female filmmaker in Hollywood, steering clear of melodrama and why she likes people who go against fate. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Ahead of KOKOKO!'s show at Berghain on Nov 14, the band's Xavier Thomas aka Débruit talks the spirit of Kinshasa’s party music, defying genre and performing at the iconic Berlin club. Read more

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INTERVIEW! With the much anticipated coming-of-age teen comedy "Booksmart" hitting Berlin cinemas on Nov 14, its lead actress opens up about making a film for the current generation, playing a queer character and living with her onscreen BFF. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Playing at Säälchen on Nov 12, Brittney Denise Parks aka Sudan Archives talks her new album "Athena", expressing her roots in music, embracing change and her recent meteoric rise as an artist. Read more

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