Photo (detail): © maria_savenko - Fotolia.com Media Teenagers and new media Smartphones are like a third hand They have a mobile phone in their trouser pocket at all times, whether they are at home or with their friends. In an interview, three teenagers talk self-critically about smartphones and their excessive use of them – and about what they can do to combat this themselves. [more …] Photo (detail): © Gunnar Leue Modern Life Weather sponsorships “Female highs sell faster!” “Katja”, “Ursel” or “Xander” – Berlin meteorology students have been selling the names of high and low pressure areas since 2002 in order to finance their weather observation station. [more …] Photo (detail): © dpa/Franck Castel / Wostok Press Film Top Ten German Actresses on the International Stage To be sure, most German actresses dream of becoming famous beyond the borders of their home country. Only a few, however, have actually made it – film critic, Birgit Roschy, presents the ten most successful actresses. [more …] Photo: Julia Thurnau Film Berlinale Bloggers 2017 Gender Issues in a Bearskin Bloggers from twelve countries accompanied the Berlinale, reporting daily for the Goethe-Institut. In the photo interview, one of them looks back at ten days in a bear costume and the hidden power of women. [more …] © Roseira Filmes and Lacuna Filmes | “As duas Irenes” Film Berlinale Blogger 2017 Day of protest Brazilian filmmakers read letter in Berlin asking for their country’s audiovisual policies to be upheld and expanded. In the letter, the filmmakers point to the advances made by the audiovisual sector in recent years in terms of public policy, thanks to the work of Ancine, Brazil’s regulatory body for the film industry. The advances can be seen in the participation of the Brazilian films in international film festivals – such as the Berlinale. [more …] Projects Photo: Nassim Rouchiche Wohin?Where To? 21 Questions on Flight and Migration One theme, 21 questions, around 49 authors and intellectuals: the project "Where To?" shows how differently the theme of "flight and migration" is experienced and pondered all around the world. © Goethe-Institut goethe.de/180seconds180 Seconds City From Berlin to Bogota – and back via Tokyo and Kolkata! In 180 seconds a picture of the city emerges, showing what unites us and what makes us different. . 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-Institut Goethe.de/FutureperfectFuture Perfect Future Perfect tells the stories of individuals, initiatives and businesses that are working towards a better future in the present. goethe.de/ptpPoets Translating Poets Poets from South Asia and Germany translate each other's poems. goethe.de/migrationMigration und Integration Migration is changing cultures. The Goethe-Institut reflects these developments in Germany and around the world and dedicates its work to the linguistic integration of migrants.