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25. February 2018

Daughter of Mine is a standout at the 2018 Berlinale

Three actresses deliver brilliant performances in Italian director Laura Bispuri’s new film, which definitely deserves an award.

14. February 2017

“The Other Side of Hope” is more topical than ever

Everyone says it’s the favourite. And it is almost inevitable: Aki Kaurismaki is the quintessential “festival” director – one of those directors both jury and public can’t …

17. February 2016

Between Burma and China Midi Z’s “City of Jade” and Wang Bing’s “Ta’ang”

„Ta’ang“ | Director: Wang Bing, © Asian Shadows Both under the context of the fight between Burmese government army and Kachin independence army, the director Midi …

15. February 2016

Hou Hsiao-hsien Frenzy in Berlin: World Premiere of the restored version of “Daughter of the Nile”

Film “Daughter of the Nile” | © Taiwan Film Institute With a Hou Hsiao-hsien retrospective and Berlinale’s world premiere of the restored version of “Daughter of the …

14. February 2016

Flourishing Chinese Cinema: Diversity and New Blood

Qin Hao in „Crosscurrent“ | © Berlinale 2016 starts well for Chinese-language cinema, burgeoning with an impressive range of subject matters and visual style and full of …

9. February 2016

Sharing and Exchanging: 180 Seconds Paris

Take discarded vegetables, go to a public square and mix all the ingredients with music and socializing. This is the success recipe of Disco Soupe. The …

23. January 2016

Sharing and Exchanging: 180 Seconds in Munich

Nowhere else in Munich are things so diligently shared and exchanged as at the Viktualienmarkt. Here, where from morning to night goods change hands for money, …

22. January 2016

Sharing and Exchanging: 180 Seconds in Montréal

Gardens under the sun of a big city. Green roof, public garden, farmers market: an excursion into the heart of urban agriculture in Montréal.   More …

21. January 2016

Sharing and Exchanging: 180 Seconds in Madrid

When still a child, Marga lost her hearing, and Javier’s stammer makes communication with others difficult. They both live in Madrid. Madrid is loud, and when …

20. January 2016

Sharing and Exchanging: 180 Seconds in Leipzig

In the west of Leipzig not only the snails feel comfortable; in the community garden in the Lindenau quarter Ellen and colleagues her sow, weed and …

15. January 2016

Sharing and Exchanging: 180 Seconds in Kolkata

Kolkata is called the “City of Joy”. In the metropolis in western India live people of very different origins. They come from the four corners of …

25. November 2015

Sharing and Exchanging: 180 Seconds in Cologne

When is a man a man? Sarah and Katrin find out at the Drag King Workshop in Cologne. At the workshop they switch gender roles, swap …

24. November 2015

Sharing and Exchanging: 180 Seconds in Hamburg

St. Pauli has not only the Reeperbahn and its dives and red-light bars; it also has fruit and vegetables. They are planted, harvested, prepared and eaten …

19. November 2015

Sharing and Exchanging: 180 Seconds in Brussels

“Time is money” is a saying. What if this were really so? If we could really pay with our time? Margaux has put the idea into …