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EXBERLINER Issue 146, February 2016

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The Film Issue

The Bears are back in town! Yes, it's Berlinale time again, and we've got your guide to what to see, how to get tickets, and who to take a selfie with this year. But what about arthouse films on our home turf? We take a hard look at the sad state of German cinema, name the spots cinephiles need to know, interview Berlin's Youtube auteurs and more in our film issue, on stands now!

BERLINALE 2016
We've got the lowdown on what (and whom) to see at this year's festival, happening February 11-21.

THE FACK-JU SCHOOL OF CINEMA How did Germany get from Metropolis to Til Schweiger... and does German film have a future?

BERLIN FOR CINEPHILES
Hidden theatres, indie festivals, video rental and memorabilia shops... a film nerd's guide to the Hauptstadt.

YUKIS ON YOUTUBE
Five web series by and for the Berlin creative set.

PANDORA'S REELS
Should the 40 banned Nazi propaganda films finally be released to the public?

OLYMPIA AT 80
And speaking of Nazi propaganda... here's everything you need to know about Leni Riefenstahl's Olympic opus.

CHANNELLING COOL
From Sense8 to Homeland to Deutschland 83, Berlin keeps popping up on the small screen.

THE PAPARAZZI BATTLEFIELD
Two photographers who went from the front lines to the red carpet tell all.

PUTTING BERLIN ON THE MAP
Victoria, Lola and Niko ran all over the city in their films. We trace their paths.

Also in this issue:

CTM/TRANSMEDIALE
Through February 7, the city gets digital. From music to art to a performance by Japan's most famous hologram, we've got interviews and tips for you.

RAZOR CUNTS
The upstart riot-cello duo is a year old, and still writing “ridiculous songs about tampons”. They play the Köpi Queer Gala on February 25.

BLACK HOLE
Martin Eder teams up with Michael Rauter's Solistenensemble Kaleidescop for what promises to be a psychedelic, literally hypnotic meditation on grief.

IRIS TOULIATOU
The Athens-born, Berlin-based artist gets chemical in solo exhibition Can You Wash The Water, on at DUVE through February 26.

BEST OF BERLIN
Ethical flower delivery, trendy-as-hell paper and coffee, a craft beer retreat in west Mitte and Berlin's beardiest exhibition.

BERLIN BITES
Ramen, deep-fried Japanese snacks and raw food.

...And much, much more!