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Talking about a revolution (Issue II/2020)

The loneliness of Berlin

by Shaheen Dill-Riaz

The film maker from Bangladesh tells of his life.

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Finally! (Issue I/2020)

“My youth lay in ruins”

by Diana Berg

The Ukrainian cultural activist Diana Berg talks about her life and how protesting pro-Russian forces marked a turning point in her biography.

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Nonstop (Issue III/2019)

The king of Klezmer

by Giora Feidman

The Argentine-born Israeli clarinetist tells of his life. 

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Guilt (Issue II/2019)

Borges in place of Tucholsky

by Jeanine Meerapfel

The director, film lecturer and president of Akademie der Künste, Berlin, tells of her life. 

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Above (Issue I/2019)

Paradise lost

by Sonny Thet

I grew up as though I was an extra in the film, Anna and the King of Siam: Among royalty in Phnom Penh in the 1950s and ‘60s. My father led the orchestra there. Since my birth, I had travelled with him because he wanted me to become a musician. If he didn’t take me, and I was forced to stay behind with my mother, I would dig a hole, get into it and cry for my father as though my life depended on it. 

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Poorest nation, richest nation (Issue III+IV/2018)

A poet and a cosmopolitan

by Jonas Mekas

As a child I lay in the fields in my small Lithuanian village and dreamed of somewhere else. Ninety years later I am sitting in Brooklyn and asking myself: Why am I no longer there, in the fields of my childhood?

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Heroes (Issue II/2018)

Boundlessly broadcasting

by Emil Bergmann

The Bulgarian Software ingenieur - and amateur radio lover - tells of his life

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

Fingerbillard in East Berlin

by Arif Naqvi

The Indian writer and poet tells of his life. 

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Une Grande Nation (Issue IV/2017)

First aid

by Pietro Bartolo

The Italian doctor and politician, who coordinates first aid to migrants who land in Lampedusa, talks about his life. 

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