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Sunday Documentary: Speaking Gardens

Exploring the concept of urban gardening in Berlin, the documentary film, Speaking Gardens by Teresa Beck and René Reichelt shows the different ways Berliners are finding to use or create green spaces in the city. Speaking Gardens introduces six different urban gardening projects across Berlin: Wuhlegarten: Interkultureller Garten Berlin Köpenick – an intercultural community gardening […]

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A Llama in Centro Berlin from Worldwide Berlin by Berlin Producers

Sunday Documentary: Worldwide Berlin

Given its turbulent history and key role in the politics of twentieth century Europe it’s no surprise that when you say ‘Berlin’ to most people, they will think of the German capital. However, there are more than 100 Berlins around the world.  Telling a day in the life of six of those Berlins, Worldwide Berlin […]

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Plotbot KEN at a Former Chemical Factory From Acid Tanks by Isabelle Pett

Acid Tanks – Plotbot KEN at work

This video by Isabelle Pett shows Berlin street artist Plotbot KEN at work in a former chemical factory just outside Berlin.  The editing and the industrial soundtrack (The Sect – Underworld Machine Code Remix) are well suited to the setting and KEN’s post-apocalyptic artworks, created on four large storage tanks. Acid Tanks

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Kalle from Oldschool Tattoo Berlin from Ostblut by Sammy Metwalli

Sunday Documentary: Ostblut

Filmed, edited and directed by Berlin-based filmmaker Sammy Metwalli, Ostblut is a short documentary about Kalle, a tattoo artist who opened East Berlin’s fist tattoo shop. Growing up in East Berlin under DDR rule, Kalle describes himself as ‘a public enemy’, and it was whilst imprisoned for his political views that he learned how to […]

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Eija-Riitta Eklöf-Berliner-Mauer, the woman who married the Berlin Wall

The Woman Who Married The Berlin Wall

“Wow. He’s more good looking than in the pictures.”  This is how Eija-Riitta Eklöf-Berliner-Mauer, who married the Berlin wall on 17 June 1979 describes her feelings on first ‘meeting’ the wall. Eklöf-Berliner-Mauer, who lives in Liden, Sweden in a house that doubles as a guillotine museum, fell in love with the Berlin wall when she […]

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Berlin Street Artist ALANIZ at Bärenquell Brauerei from Berlin, Berlin Autumn

Berlin, Berlin: Autumn

With less than a week to go until the winter solstice it’s time to celebrate one of the most beautiful times of the year in Berlin, autumn, with a short film from Nehemias Colindres – Berlin, Berlin: Autumn. The film is an ode to Berlin set to some beautiful images of the city and, as […]

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