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Berlin: Convergence – Nehemias Colindres x Canon

Released as part of the Canon ‘Come and See’ image campaign, Berlin: Convergence is a portrait of the city by Nehemias Colindres. Colindres is a 1st generation Salvadorian-American photographer and filmmaker.  Born and raised in LA, he is currently living and working in Berlin and it is clear that he has a complex relationship with […]

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Berlin Vibes by Sam Evans

Berlin Vibes is a short but sweet video by Sam Evans with scenes that capture some of the essence of a Berlin summer, perfectly matched to a James Oklander remix of Nina Simone’s Feeling Good. Follow Sam and a friend as they ride around Berlin on a bike and a penny board, dive off a […]

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Berlin City by Matthias Makarinus

Matthias Makarinus has done it again – his latest video Berlin City is another masterpiece of videography that shows Berlin at its most moody, beautiful and best. Over the course of 10 minutes Makarinus shows us Berlin in summer and winter, spring and autumn; under blue, black, pink, orange and grey skies.  We see the […]

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David Bowie Berlin Concert – 1987 GLASS SPIDER Tour

The David Bowie Berlin concert of 1987 is often cited as one of the events that helped bring down the Berlin wall and the German Foreign Office paid an incredible tribute to David Bowie in a tweet following the announcement of his death. Good-bye, David Bowie. You are now among #Heroes. Thank you for helping […]

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David Bowie 1947-2016 RIP

Berlin awoke today to the news of the passing of one of its favourite adopted sons – David Bowie is dead.  A statement posted to the singer’s official Facebook page and Twitter account confirmed his death: January 10 2016 – David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle […]

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Berlin Christmas 1948 – Blockaded Christmas by British Pathé

Blockaded Christmas is a British Pathé news report on the Berlin Christmas of 1948, 6 months into the Soviet Blockade of the city. In June 1948 tensions between the Soviet Union and the Allied occupying powers in Germany escalated and the democratic process for governing Berlin broke down completely. In an attempt to force the […]

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Sunday Documentary: Berlin Riots (1953) – British Pathé

Berlin Riots is a British Pathé newsreel reporting on the 17 June 1953 uprising of workers against the Communist regime in East Germany. A general feeling of discontent with social and economic conditions in East Germany had been building for some time but the events of June 1953 were the first major acts of rebellion […]

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Tiny Town – Berlin in Miniature

Tiny Town is a clever tilt-shift video filmed in Berlin by Sammy Metwalli a German director, editor and compositing artist who also directed the documentary Ostblut. Tilt-shift is a photography or filming effect that makes real life scenes look like miniature models.  The effect is achieved by creating a narrow point of focus and popping the […]

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Berlin Punks – Berlin, Hauptstadt der DDR

Ostberlin IX – Punks is part 9 of Berlin, Hauptstadt der DDR and features a series of black and white images of East Berlin punks from 1980 to 1989. The photos offer a glimpse into another time and to those who lived through it what must seem like another world.  Mitte and Prenzlauer Berg are […]

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Christmas Market Berlin by Matthias Makarinus

In his short film, Christmas Market Berlin, Matthias Makarinus has captured the essence of Berlin’s yuletide wonderlands. The film takes us on a tour of several markets for ice skating, fairground rides, sausages and Glühwein.  I’m pretty sure I saw: Berliner Weihnachtzeit am Roten Rathaus; Nostalgischer Weihnachtsmarkt am Opernpalais, Weihnachtsmarkt auf dem Alexanderplatz; Wintertraum am […]

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