Berlinale Bloggers 2019 Grafik: Lea Delazer © Goethe-Institut

Berlinale Bloggers 2019

Each year in February the film world gathers in Berlin. Eleven bloggers and film journalists will present their takes on the 69th Berlinale for the Goethe-Institut. As Berlinale bloggers, they're on the lookout for noteworthy stories on the big screen and behind the scenes.

Bicultural Urbanite Banner © Goethe-Institut Australien; Photo: Isabelle Beyer

Bicultural Urbanite

Australian-expats Luke and Brianna regularly post about their Berlin-adventures for our blog project Bicultural Urbanite. Follow them on Instagram @bicultural_urbanite

Kino in Oz © Bedneyimages - Freepik.com

Kino in Oz

For #kinoinoz, Brisbane-based film critic Sarah Ward takes a closer look at German films screening down under. Here you'll find everything from film reviews and interviews to release information.

Cloudscapes © Tetsuo Kondo

Dynamics of Air

As air is invisible, we take it for granted until something goes wrong. This mini-dossier ponders the questions raised by the exhibition 'Dynamics of Air'.

Urban Subcultures © Anno Dittmer

Urban Subcultures

Subcultures can have a significant impact on visually and culturally shaping a city. This dossier aims to examine subcultures in urban spaces in Germany and Australia.

Sustainably Chic © Colourbox

Sustainably Chic

Our consciousness is in constant flux when it comes to our choices of clothing and housing. Worldwide, more and more people consider the relevance of sustainable consumerism - in which sustainability no longer equals lack of style.

Future Perfect © Goethe-Institut

Future Perfect

The world is in need of ideas for a better, more sustainable future, but ideas are not enough. The Goethe-Institut and the foundation FUTURZWEI collect stories for tomorrow – lived today, everywhere.

Freepost © Bernd Struckmeyer

Freepost

Anti-liberal, nationalistic movements are gaining in strength around the world. Why are populist tendencies on the rise in this era of digitization and globalization? How can the values of democracy be protected?

Well Worth Seeing Photo (detail): © martinbrombacher.de

Well Worth Seeing

Tourist magnets, architecture as theatre and cultural flagships: buildings like the newly-opened Elbphilharmonie are meant to enhance culture with their spectacular architecture – and positively influence the development of a city or a region. But does it work?