The Exberlinale Blog: Losing the plot

Cameron Cook assesses a pair of narratively experimental features in this year’s Panorama strand. Read more

Feb 9, 2019 1:50 PM The Berlinale Blog

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more


After 375 trial days, this week the prosecutors in the NSU trial started presenting their closing argument – and left everyone wondering if they knew what was happening. Read more


Berlin's secret service warns: You might be murdered by left-wing extremists! Wait, really? Read more


INTERVIEW. The summer's last open-air theatre piece will be a doozy. Collaborators Sebastian Nübling and Iver Thuwis confront the intrinsic violence of men's bodies in Fallen, which opens Sep 11 at the Maxim Gorki Theater. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Police violence is not exactly uncommon in Berlin. But the explanations given by the police spokesman qualify as great surrealist art. Watch how a video of someone getting beaten by cops is transformed into a dream sequence. Read more

Opinion 9 Comments

One in four women in Germany experience violence in a relationship at some point in their lives. But domestic violence also affects over 3000 men in Berlin every year. And they have a hard time finding assistance. Read more

Zeitgeist 3 Comments


Photo by Dylan Otto Krider (memekiller; Flickr CC)

Konrad is showing off. He reckons he could have any of the FDP leaders in a straight fight. If it were to come to that. Read more

Opinion 1 Comments

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