Germany holds virtual Berlinale film festival

Germany holds virtual Berlinale film festival

With theatres shuttered due to the coronavirus outbreak, Europe’s first major cinema showcase of the year begins in Berlin on Monday.

Berlinale: Famous Berlin film festival to spotlight pandemic-era movies

Berlinale: Famous Berlin film festival to spotlight pandemic-era movies

Berlin State Ballet’s first black dancer stands strong in racism row

Berlin State Ballet’s first black dancer stands strong in racism row

German court declares techno to be music

German court declares techno to be music

German musicians hold silent protest over lockdowns

German musicians hold silent protest over lockdowns

Polanski’s latest film to premier at Berlinale

Polanski’s latest film to premier at Berlinale

Remains of billionaire Flick found in Hungary

Remains of billionaire Flick found in Hungary

Eyes sewn shut – playing an emotional zombie

Eyes sewn shut – playing an emotional zombie

Vivienne Dick: ‘Experimentation becomes an important way to resist’

Vivienne Dick: ‘Experimentation becomes an important way to resist’

Imagining a new future for Berlin

Imagining a new future for Berlin

Taking the stage from Munich to Magdeburg: 8 highlights of the German theatre scene

Taking the stage from Munich to Magdeburg: 8 highlights of the German theatre scene

Hitler Mercedes ‘advert’ scoops film award

Hitler Mercedes ‘advert’ scoops film award

Günter Grass: Facebook is ‘crap’

Günter Grass: Facebook is ‘crap’

Bayreuth’s ‘Ring’ director pokes fun at audience

Bayreuth’s ‘Ring’ director pokes fun at audience

Stasi victims share memories on stage

Stasi victims share memories on stage

Disposable camera snaps creativity in Dresden

Disposable camera snaps creativity in Dresden

‘It’s important to master German subtleties’

‘It’s important to master German subtleties’

Christo opens gigantic ‘air’ sculpture in Ruhr

Christo opens gigantic ‘air’ sculpture in Ruhr

Intimate Bryan Adams photos ‘exposed’

Intimate Bryan Adams photos ‘exposed’

Russian star to lead Munich Philharmonic

Russian star to lead Munich Philharmonic

Rare vintage posters up for sale in US auction

Rare vintage posters up for sale in US auction

Fracking Matt Damon movie joins Berlinale

Fracking Matt Damon movie joins Berlinale

Struggling with Berlin’s artsy hype

Struggling with Berlin’s artsy hype

Tunick tells Munich: ‘Get your kit off!’

Tunick tells Munich: ‘Get your kit off!’

East German propaganda art gathers dust

East German propaganda art gathers dust

Penniless artists the happiest of us all

Penniless artists the happiest of us all

Berlinale opens with revolutionary drama

Berlinale opens with revolutionary drama

Hamburg sues over pricey, late concert hall

Hamburg sues over pricey, late concert hall

Children sit in front row at bloody sex opera

Children sit in front row at bloody sex opera

‘Pina’ gets second Oscar nomination

‘Pina’ gets second Oscar nomination

Ai Weiwei ‘corpse’ causes arty uproar in small town

Ai Weiwei ‘corpse’ causes arty uproar in small town

Kippenberger artwork worth €800,000 ‘cleaned’ away

Kippenberger artwork worth €800,000 ‘cleaned’ away

Artist Anselm Kiefer to buy defunct power plant

Artist Anselm Kiefer to buy defunct power plant

Photo exhibition shows tasty fashion

Photo exhibition shows tasty fashion

Calls grow for national design museum

Calls grow for national design museum

Festival of Lights transforms Berlin

Festival of Lights transforms Berlin

The Best of Berlin in September

The Best of Berlin in September

Germany sends ‘Pina’ to the Oscars

Germany sends ‘Pina’ to the Oscars

Sustainable sushi: Looking for another fish in the sea

Sustainable sushi: Looking for another fish in the sea

Da Vinci portrait looted by Nazi returns to Berlin

Da Vinci portrait looted by Nazi returns to Berlin

Polishing the pearls of Berghain

Polishing the pearls of Berghain

The Best of Berlin in August

The Best of Berlin in August

Copy of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre for sale on eBay

Copy of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre for sale on eBay

Expat-run studio marries cinema, painting and video in Berlin

Expat-run studio marries cinema, painting and video in Berlin

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei accepts position at Berlin university

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei accepts position at Berlin university

Barenboim stays on as Berlin State Opera music director

Barenboim stays on as Berlin State Opera music director

Ai Weiwei’s release must be first step says Merkel

Ai Weiwei’s release must be first step says Merkel

Berlin swimming pool hosts underwater opera

Berlin swimming pool hosts underwater opera

Hugh ‘House’ Laurie plays New Orleans blues in Hamburg

Hugh ‘House’ Laurie plays New Orleans blues in Hamburg

Dresden art director to take over London’s Victoria and Albert

Dresden art director to take over London’s Victoria and Albert

China’s Ai Weiwei named Berlin professor amid calls for his release

China’s Ai Weiwei named Berlin professor amid calls for his release

Berlin state library displays treasures for 350th anniversary

Berlin state library displays treasures for 350th anniversary

Lights, camera, action: Portraits honour German film industry greats

Lights, camera, action: Portraits honour German film industry greats

Daring Nazi comedy applauded at Berlin film festival

Daring Nazi comedy applauded at Berlin film festival

Pump it up: Theatre mixes art with science

Pump it up: Theatre mixes art with science

The Local’s best bets for the Berlinale

The Local’s best bets for the Berlinale

Berlin takes home classical Grammy

Berlin takes home classical Grammy

Film giant Eichinger dies of heart attack in LA

Film giant Eichinger dies of heart attack in LA

Peeing policewoman artwork pisses off Dresden

Peeing policewoman artwork pisses off Dresden

Coen brothers film ‘True Grit’ to open Berlinale

Coen brothers film ‘True Grit’ to open Berlinale

Crowd funding comes to Germany

Crowd funding comes to Germany

The Best of Berlin in November

The Best of Berlin in November

Major new museum opens in Cologne

Major new museum opens in Cologne

Hamburg hosts worst dancer contest

Hamburg hosts worst dancer contest

‘The street isn’t the nicest place but it’s better than home’

‘The street isn’t the nicest place but it’s better than home’

Wayfaring restaurant creates enchanted garden in Berlin

Wayfaring restaurant creates enchanted garden in Berlin

Dancing with fate – performance explores the plight of asylum seekers

Dancing with fate – performance explores the plight of asylum seekers

Berlin Fashion Week begins

Berlin Fashion Week begins

Major films funded for overseas cinema push

Major films funded for overseas cinema push

Bunkers trade NATO nukes for art

Bunkers trade NATO nukes for art

Modernist painter Sigmar Polke dead at 69

Modernist painter Sigmar Polke dead at 69

Design festival taxies for takeoff at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport

Design festival taxies for takeoff at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport

Etsy gets made in Berlin

Etsy gets made in Berlin

Seduced by sans serif

Seduced by sans serif

Less but better: Design according to Dieter Rams

Less but better: Design according to Dieter Rams

Bob Edwards: From US soldier to musical maestro

Bob Edwards: From US soldier to musical maestro

Artist Banksy keeps Berlin guessing

Artist Banksy keeps Berlin guessing

Young literary star Hegemann counters plagiarism claim

Young literary star Hegemann counters plagiarism claim

Hamburg exhibition shows 150 years of nude photography

Hamburg exhibition shows 150 years of nude photography

The Local’s guide to the Ruhr Valley’s year of culture

The Local’s guide to the Ruhr Valley’s year of culture

When the Maharaja came to town

When the Maharaja came to town

When the lights go out in Wallywood

When the lights go out in Wallywood

Ruhr Valley’s European culture celebrations to defy deep freeze

Ruhr Valley’s European culture celebrations to defy deep freeze

Surviving Berlin’s art jungle

Surviving Berlin’s art jungle

Repairing run-down buildings one Lego at a time

Repairing run-down buildings one Lego at a time

Dieter Bohlen officially ruled an artist by Kassel court

Dieter Bohlen officially ruled an artist by Kassel court

Exhibition explores Vandal legacy

Exhibition explores Vandal legacy

Design festival promotes Leipzig’s creative industries

Design festival promotes Leipzig’s creative industries

Dresden to premiere lost Gershwin musical set in 1930s Germany

Dresden to premiere lost Gershwin musical set in 1930s Germany

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Herta Müller: A German conscience for Ceauşescu’s Romania

Herta Müller wins Nobel Prize for literature

Herta Müller wins Nobel Prize for literature

Making it in Germany: A Canuck soprano

Making it in Germany: A Canuck soprano

Giants rekindle the magic of German reunification

Giants rekindle the magic of German reunification

Giants walk Berlin’s streets for Unity Day celebrations

Giants walk Berlin’s streets for Unity Day celebrations

Berlin’s CBGB faces curtain call

Berlin’s CBGB faces curtain call

Buttering the bread of Berlin’s fashion scene

Buttering the bread of Berlin’s fashion scene

Artists repaint East Side Gallery along Berlin Wall

Artists repaint East Side Gallery along Berlin Wall

Brad Pitt splashes out €710,000 for Neo Rauch painting

Brad Pitt splashes out €710,000 for Neo Rauch painting

Best-selling Polish crime writer brings pre-war Breslau to life

Best-selling Polish crime writer brings pre-war Breslau to life

Theatre chiefs warn of rising job cuts

Theatre chiefs warn of rising job cuts

Redesigning the Fatherland

Redesigning the Fatherland

Beatles museum opens in Hamburg

Beatles museum opens in Hamburg

Bauhaus head trashes Berlin building plans

Bauhaus head trashes Berlin building plans

US Army offers literary lessons for warrior writers

US Army offers literary lessons for warrior writers

Singing and dancing Hitler a hit in Berlin

Singing and dancing Hitler a hit in Berlin

Art historian calls Berlin’s Nefertiti bust a fake

Art historian calls Berlin’s Nefertiti bust a fake

Simon Rattle to head Berlin Philharmonic until 2018

Simon Rattle to head Berlin Philharmonic until 2018

Berlin exhibition brings East Germany alive for kids

Berlin exhibition brings East Germany alive for kids

Being Berlin’s culture monkey

Being Berlin’s culture monkey

Overcoming Berlin’s monumental wall

Overcoming Berlin’s monumental wall

The haus that Gropius built

The haus that Gropius built

Over There: When reunification doesn’t bring reconciliation

Over There: When reunification doesn’t bring reconciliation

Saving Berlin’s tatty temple to art

Saving Berlin’s tatty temple to art

Star architect Chipperfield hands over keys to Berlin museum

Star architect Chipperfield hands over keys to Berlin museum

The Local’s guide to the Berlinale

The Local’s guide to the Berlinale

Karl May production makes cowboy casting call

Karl May production makes cowboy casting call

Happy birthday Heiner Müller

Happy birthday Heiner Müller

Picasso and Matisse works stolen from Berlin Gallery

Picasso and Matisse works stolen from Berlin Gallery

Delayed stage version of ‘The Lives of Others’ almost finished

Delayed stage version of ‘The Lives of Others’ almost finished

Why Berlin needs David Bowie and not a polar bear

Why Berlin needs David Bowie and not a polar bear

Club Transmediale: State of the art

Club Transmediale: State of the art

Navigating Berlin’s ‘Cult of the Artist’ exhibitions

Navigating Berlin’s ‘Cult of the Artist’ exhibitions

Berlin production brings theatre to youth offenders

Berlin production brings theatre to youth offenders

Absolutely abstract: Munich’s major Kandinsky retrospective

Absolutely abstract: Munich’s major Kandinsky retrospective

Wagner’s granddaughter avoids accident as driver dies at wheel

Wagner’s granddaughter avoids accident as driver dies at wheel

Berlin’s tale of two art scenes

Berlin’s tale of two art scenes

Berlin inaugurates contemporary art hall

Berlin inaugurates contemporary art hall

Kandinsky retrospective kicks off world tour in Munich

Kandinsky retrospective kicks off world tour in Munich

Making the Tropics topical in Berlin

Making the Tropics topical in Berlin

Paintings for the proletariat

Paintings for the proletariat

Inside Berlin’s graffiti war

Inside Berlin’s graffiti war

Artist to turn death row inmate into fish food

Artist to turn death row inmate into fish food

Taking the Neukölln out of Eliza Doolittle

Taking the Neukölln out of Eliza Doolittle

Berlin goes Babylon

Berlin goes Babylon

Artist exchange links Berlin to Dubai

Artist exchange links Berlin to Dubai

Berlin Mitte goes Bilbao

Berlin Mitte goes Bilbao

Nick Hornby prefers reading to Germans

Nick Hornby prefers reading to Germans

Famed Hummel figurines get the axe

Famed Hummel figurines get the axe

Germany’s top literature prize goes to Josef Winkler

Germany’s top literature prize goes to Josef Winkler

London artists exhibit defaced Hitler paintings

London artists exhibit defaced Hitler paintings

Barrie Kosky prepares musical feast for Berliners

Barrie Kosky prepares musical feast for Berliners

US artist implicates Lacoste in Berlin KaDeWe vandalism caper

US artist implicates Lacoste in Berlin KaDeWe vandalism caper

Germany rebuilds palaces long destroyed by war

Germany rebuilds palaces long destroyed by war

German POW drawings donated to US Army

German POW drawings donated to US Army

Bavarian police confiscate Latin American treasures

Bavarian police confiscate Latin American treasures

Wagner’s grandson steps down as Bayreuth director

Wagner’s grandson steps down as Bayreuth director

Mozart opera takes to the Berlin metro

Mozart opera takes to the Berlin metro

First children’s opera house in Germany opens

First children’s opera house in Germany opens

Berlin exhibition explores perceptions of Asia

Berlin exhibition explores perceptions of Asia

Merkel surprises with daring décolleté at Oslo opera

Merkel surprises with daring décolleté at Oslo opera

Wagner women battle for Bayreuth

Wagner women battle for Bayreuth

Dessau’s gigantic burial pyramid

Dessau’s gigantic burial pyramid

Bavarian orchestra cancels deafening musical work

Bavarian orchestra cancels deafening musical work

The art of discovering Frankfurt

The art of discovering Frankfurt

Review: Wolfgang Tillmans retrospective in Berlin

Review: Wolfgang Tillmans retrospective in Berlin

Hamburg’s new philharmonic hit by cost explosion

Hamburg’s new philharmonic hit by cost explosion

German orangutans sell €3,200 in paintings to UK

German orangutans sell €3,200 in paintings to UK

Hitler’s Germania: A capital fit for a megalomaniac

Hitler’s Germania: A capital fit for a megalomaniac

Wall photo exhibition brings the West Bank to East Berlin

Wall photo exhibition brings the West Bank to East Berlin

Theatre and science collide in Berlin museum

Theatre and science collide in Berlin museum