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Known among her golf mates as 'Lady Han', the mother-of-two left Seoul in an ocean of tears in 1970 to work as a nurse in Berlin's understaffed hospitals. Now retired, Han tells us her surprising Berlin life story and why she's here to stay. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Marlyn Vinig is Israel's first ultra-Orthodox film critic, and a self-proclaimed feminist. A guest of Berlin's Jewish Film Festival, she was on the four-member jury that awarded its top prize to Aalam-Warqe Davidian's "Fig Tree" on Tuesday Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Exberliner's editor-in-chief on why she'll once again be at Friedrichsfelde cemetery this Sunday, January 13, to remember Luxemburg, as well as a bit on what can be found in our Rosa issue out on newsstands now! Read more

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Our annual roundup of tops and flops. Read on, because there's still time to catch the tops before the end of the year! Read more

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A Rosa Luxemburg fan spent Sunday in Friedrichsfelde among East German nostalgists and Marxists of all feathers, commemorating the 98th anniversary of the deaths of Luxemburg and comrade-in-arms Karl Liebknecht. Read more

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Against all expectations, sexism is everywhere in Merkel’s land. Meanwhile, Berlin’s new breed of feminists have their own battles to fight. Read more

Zeitgeist

Our Paris-born editor on why she won't put a French flag or an Eiffel Tower-shaped peace sign on her Facebook profile. Read more

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The cartoonist and filmmaker’s two autobiographical tomes “The Arab of the Future” I and II, chronicling his youth in Syria, were undeniable the hype at this year’s ILB Graphic Novel Day. Sattouf’s work is set to appear in English next month. Read more

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Charlie Hebdo's “survivors“ issue, its first since last week's massacre, hits Berlin kiosks on Sat. Its Muhammad cartoon cover already sparked controversy and boycotts in the Muslim world and in the US and UK – but not in Germany. Read more

Zeitgeist

In the wake of yesterday's attacks, there’s no better response than to publish Charlie Hebdo's most provocative covers. Here are a few of our favourites – and why we believe in the inalienable right to free press. Read more

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The Western media paints a dark picture of Islam, equating the 1.6 billion followers to the few foulest parts, but our latest issue shows you many more faces of ISLAM IN BERLIN. On stands now! Read more

Zeitgeist

Forty years ago, a group of Americans broke into an FBI office and leaked proof of citizen surveillance to the press. Johanna Hamilton sets her camera on these unsung whistleblowing heroes. 1971 premieres at Arsenal tonight, Thu, Nov 20 at 19:00. Read more

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This year's Oscar for Best Documentary goes to Laura Poitras for her film on Edward Snowden, Citizenfour. Read Exberliner's exclusive interview with the Berlin-based US director. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Berlin has always attracted dissidents and free thinkers. Today it's the de facto headquarters of the global rebellion against state surveillance. In the post-Snowden era, it's time to take a stance, says Exberliner editor Nadja Vancauwenberghe. Read more

Zeitgeist

With summer in full swing, are you still looking for more estival exploits? Search no more. These tips may hail from 2011, but the advice is evergreen – Exberliner editors present and past share their tidbits for the perfect summer day in Berlin. Read more

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INTERVIEW: The first couple of open source lay everything on the table from their part in the Pirate Party and "bedingungloses Grundeinkommen" (guaranteed basic income) to feminism and liquid democracy. Read more

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Berlin holds one of the best collections of African art in the world but truth is, it is all stolen property. The excuse? The education and protection of world culture. Read more

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Why 'The Africa issue'? Although registered Africans are a tiny minority in the city, their presence and their stories are integral to Berlin. And through the stories covered in this issue, some surprising truths about our city are revealed. Read more

Features 4 Comments

On the occasion of a 10 year celebration, our Editor-in-Chief Nadja Vancauwenberghe gives you, dear reader, a peek behind our print. Read more

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A retrospective of France's leading-lady of film-making, Claire Denis, offers everything from murderous rampages to mesmerizing beauty. Read more

Film

Michel Houellebecq’s latest opus “Serotonin” came out in Germany last month to the usual critical frenzy. Read here why the French author is so beloved here and join our screening at Lichtblick Kino on Feb 26. Read more

Culture

At almost 90, she's got a brain still buzzing with daring film projects and strong opinions. We spoke with the cult Hungarian director Márta Mészáros on being the first woman to win the Golden Bear, the war between the sexes, and more... Read more

Film

Super-lawyer Wolfgang Kaleck – he represents Edward Snowden, founded the ECCHR and sued torturers and dirty multinationals across the globe. On Feb 6 he's presenting his new book Law vs Power at the Denkerei. Read more

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