Day 5: Strike a Pose!

No one in the world does not know the pop-icon Madonna. She is everywhere and in the showbiz since forever. The famous and wonderful documentary “Truth or Dare” followed the Popstar during her “Blond Ambition Tour” in 1990. For her tour, Madonna casted dancer from the voguing scene, which evolved out of the New Yorker gay subculture. The documentary is looking behind the scenes of the tour and shows Madonna in intimate moments with her dancers. They sit in bed, cuddle, talk, making fun. Madonna also wanted to take a political stance; the homosexuality of her dancers is in focus. Aids is also a subject. “Truth or Dare” happened in 1991, now we have 2016 and another documentary about the “Blond Ambition Tour” is coming, only 25 years later. Continue reading Day 5: Strike a Pose!

Virginia feat. Steffi & Dexter

For real electronic music and party fans, Virginia, Steffi and Dexter will be playing live. Virginia and Steffi are resident DJs at Berghain’s Panorama Bar and infamous for their wild House and Electro sets. Not only are they prolific producers but Virginia is also an exceptional singer, with a beautiful soulful voice. For the TEDDY AWARD show they’ll be joined by DJ and producer Dexter for their new joint live set that will serve as a glimpse into Virginia’s vocal‐rich album, to be released on Ostgut Ton in the Spring.

Day 4: Look at this film!

I know, I know: it´s exhausting, loud, everywhere it is full of people who are stressed out, it´s cold, you tend to be tired out, YES all of these things are part of the Berlinale. But somehow you love it. The festive atmosphere, to know about all the fantastic movies being shown in the cinemas around you, all these filmlovers, filmmakers, red carpets, journalists who are stressed out trying to type something in their computers like maniacs. All this is also a part of the Berlinale and what makes it so exciting! But what can I say, it just started and I am just getting into the mood! Continue reading Day 4: Look at this film!