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In the German papers this week: over-worked Berliners, e-scooter protests, new holiday for cyclists, showers for the homeless and more! Read more

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INTERVIEW! Berlin-based filmmaker Carolina Hellsgård on her surprising female-focused international hit Endzeit and what drew her to the post-apocalyptic zombie genre script. Catch it in Berlin cinemas on Aug 22. Read more

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The small Schinkel Pavillon delivers on a big promise. Catch "Straying from the Line" before it ends on Jul 28. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

After releasing her debut album QEEI last year, Argentinian electronic music producer and drummer Tatiana Heuman made a getaway to Berlin. Catch her at Heroines of Sound (Jul 12-14) at Radialsystem. Read more

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Berlin curators are finally rediscovering interwar female artists. Read more

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Saturday’s Stückemarkt opening piece Pussy Sludge by American playwright Gracie Gardner is a potential set text for new wave feminism, our author argues. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Simon Stone’s Theatertreffen opening production of Hotel Strindberg has left our author with one burning question: How on earth could this happen? Read more

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

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Our film editor Paul O'Callaghan rounds up the best film had to offer this year, including what's been happening in the Berlin cinema scene. Read more

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From pioneering sound sculptors to up-and-coming producers, the fem fest’s fifth edition gathers an eclectic variety of artists at HAU2, Dec 6-8. Read more

Concerts & Parties

From progressive forms of flat-sharing to the shiny new start-up culture of co-housing, we checked out alternatives for all ages. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Alexander Karschnia on newest piece Invisible Republic and how women are shaping the way forward. Catch it at HAU 2 October 12-15. Read more

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Sure, having a kid still takes an egg and some sperm, but while scientists work on overturning that truism, single women and lesbians have a variety of options to get knocked up without the hook-up. A new German law has made it easier than ever. Read more

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Rounding out Women's Month, we present one last kick-ass Berlinerin: Elisa Rosi, the guiding light behind Kastanienallee's Lichtblick Kino! Read more

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Are you a leaning-in power-Frau or more of a cacao type of gal? Is your pussy on lock or does it grab back? Take our quiz and find out your true empowerment style. Read more

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Women might not ever need to fight for their lives on the streets of Berlin, but one American expat wants them to be prepared anyway. Meet Susie Kahlich. Read more

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A current and a former “sextremist” bare all about #MeToo, rape culture and their diverging paths. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

German women grabbing the hyper-masculine image of bikers by the balls: welcome to Berlin’s own all-female motorcycle club. Thomas Wintle infiltrated the increasingly popular gang to find out what keeps their engines running. Read more

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With gruelling hours, sniping colleagues and testosterone laced atmospheres, the food and drink industry is one of Germany’s most misogynous. The few women who’ve made it don’t have time to discuss gender equality – they just do it. Read more

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She was Berlin’s original hipster artist, a bold and fashionable Weimar Frau who never shied away from using her image to sell her art. Once known worldwide as “The Sintenis”, Renée Sintenis is today remembered as the creator of the Berlinale Bär. Read more

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