Film Berlinale-Blogger 2016 International film journalists report from the Berlinale International bloggers and film journalists will be following the Berlinale on behalf of Goethe.de – in interviews, critiques and background reports. [more …] Photo (detail): © pa-picture alliance Film An Interview with Michael Ballhaus “My Film School Was The Cinema” As a cameraman Michael Ballhaus made cinema history. At the 2016 Berlinale he is going to be awarded an Honorary Golden Bear. An interview with the born-and-bred Berliner about his career. [more …] Photo (detail): © Bertold Fabricius Dance and Theatre German Stage Association “We’re on the right track” An interview with Barbara Kisseler, since 2011 Hamburg Senator for Culture, on her work as President of the German Stage Association, which she has headed since May 2015. [more …] © Murmann Publishers Society and Current Affairs 50 years Kursbuch The Transverse View Kursbuch is one of the most important intellectual journals in Germany. Its purview includes both politics and society, and for fifty years it has made a significant contribution as a counter-public. [more …] Photo (detail): © David Baltzer Education and Knowledge Data retention Against general suspicion There is hardly another topic that has so excited public debate as that of data retention. While its proponents argue it is needed for the fight against crime, its opponents see it as threatening fundamental rights. [more …] Art Calendar © Gold- und Wirtschaftswunder, Stuttgart Comic ClassicsKafka’s beetle in comics The Leipzig Museum of Printing Art shows Kafka adaptations. Photo: © Saša Fuis Photographie Radio TimeDesign object: radio The Museum of Applied Art in Cologne tells the design history of the radio device Photo: Johannes Laurentius Nature or razorBeards with a message Short cultural history of the beard at the Neue Museum in Berlin Projects goethe.de/180seconds180 Seconds City From Berlin to Bogota – and back via Tokyo and Kolkata! 16 cities, 64 short films and four themes taken from life in the big cities of the world . goethe.de/brasil/episodenEpisodes of the South Debates, research, artistic and academic works using new points of view and ways of thinking about Germany, Europe and the world Goethe.de/FutureperfectFuture Perfect Future Perfect tells the stories of individuals, initiatives and businesses that are working towards a better future in the present.