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Virtual Reconstruction of Ripped Stasi Files

Sunday Documentary: ‪Virtual Reconstruction of Ripped Stasi Files‬

Virtual Reconstruction of Ripped Stasi Files‬ is a documentary from Fraunhofer IPK, the company commissioned by the BStU (Bundesbeauftragten für die Unterlagen des Staatssicherheitsdienstes der ehemaligen Deutschen Demokratischen Republik or Federal Commissioner for the Records of the State Security Service of the former German Democratic Republic) to develop the “e-Puzzler”, a tool for the virtual […]

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Streetball in Berlin - Still from Playin' Berlin

Sunday Documentary: Playin’ Berlin

Alex Smetana produced his documentary, Playin’ Berlin, highlighting the streetball (think basketball pick up games) scene in Berlin with the support of Adidas. Basketball is like jazz because it’s a team concept but it gives the soloist space for self-expression. Playin’ Berlin offers an insight into the motivations and skills of some of the best […]

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Children at the fence at Tempelhof Airport Berlin during the Berlin Blockade of 1948 and 1949

Sunday Documentary: The Candy Bomber

The tale of Gail ‘Hal’ Halvorsen and his role as ‘The Candy Bomber’ (or Rosinenbomber for Germans) dropping chocolate and sweets for the children of Berlin during the Berlin Airlift must be one of the most moving and uplifting stories of the Cold War. In 1948 as tensions in Berlin mounted and the Cold War […]

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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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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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