Jenny Friedrich-Freksa, born 1974 in Berlin, studied Social and Economic Communication at Hochschule der Künste Berlin. After gathering experience in Paris, Geneva and Rome, she worked for Süddeutsche Zeitung in Munich for several years. Since 2005, she is the editor in chief at the magazine KULTURAUSTAUSCH in Berlin.
There are probably more romantic places to fall in love than a butchery. But it is there, between cow carcasses and dead pigs that quality controller Mária and her boss, Endre, cautiously get to know one another. The film that tells this tale is On Body and Soul, directed by Hungarian filmmaker Ildikó Enyedi.more
Storms sweep across the earth. Is it climate change - or just a storm in a tea cup?more
Guilt. It is a short word but it is highly charged, as if it were laden with evil. It weighs on a person who is punishable in the courts of law. We can also feel quietly guilty, reprimanded by our own heavy conscience. Guilt can afflict entire communities which tolerated something ugly in their midst. And guilt casts long shadows - historical injustice can extend to the present.more
Everything is in motion: Never before have so many goods and people been on the move as today. Up to 200,000 aircraft take off and land every day, not counting military, transport and private jets. In cities like Nairobi or Bogotá, constant traffic jams are completely normal, people sit, immobile, in their cars for hours and hours every day.more