This week on Studio Berlin, host Monika Müller-Kroll discusses the program of the 70th edition of the Berlinale with Meredith Burkholder, creator of Webfest Berlin, and Tom Dorow, co-founder of Indiekino Berlin, an arthouse movie magazine and online platform.
On Feb. 27, 1920, “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” was screened in Berlin for the first time. Now, to mark the occasion, Babylon will be screening the film with a very special live score. We found out more.
More than 20,000 people are estimated to have been killed in the bombings in February of 1945. Allied forces say the attack was necessary to fight Nazi aggression. Several survivors of the bombings say the world has to work harder on reducing hate and building bridges of peace.
Jürgen Klinsmann has stepped down as head coach of Hertha BSC, less than 11 weeks after being named to the position. In other news, the car manufacturer #Daimler announced its net profit for last year was 2.7 billion euros, 64 percent less than in 2018.
This week on Studio Berlin: What’s next for Germany’s troubled carmakers? Noah Barkin takes a closer look at the growing challenges for the German auto industry. There’s Brexit, renewed tariff threats from U.S. President Donald Trump, and Elon Musk’s announcement to build a Tesla factory just outside of Berlin.
Every month, Fredrika Brillembourg delves into the world of opera and classical music. In the latest segment of our series “Leitmotifs,” Fredrika talks with soprano Alma Sadé. Sadé has been with the Komische Oper ensemble since 2014 and is known for roles such as Maria in “West Side Story” and Hodel in “Anatevka,” among others.