Behind the scenes at Berlinale 2017

By Odeta Catana on Feb. 21, 2017

From the ticket sellers to the translators, it takes an invisible army to run one of the largest film festivals in Europe. Their role is to make sure everything happens smoothly, and it requires commitment and patience. While most media outlets focused on the stars and directors on the red carpet, we turned our cameras on the people behind the scenes at Berlinale.

Is this the way to Aleppo? 

By Sophie Rebmann on Feb. 20, 2017

The Civil March for Aleppo has been ongoing since December. Marchers are walking from Berlin across the Balkans toward Syria. Here, we tell the story of how a desperate video call became an initiative that brought together over 2,000 people from across Europe.

What does CETA mean for the European Union?

By euro topics on Feb. 17, 2017

On Wednesday, the European Parliament approved the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement with Canada. Some commentators argue that this represents a major stand against populism in the EU, while others fear it will only make populism in Europe stronger.

The man with a Bachelor's degree in magic

By Phil W. Bayles on Feb. 16, 2017

Anyone who grew up reading the Harry Potter books probably spent hours dreaming about becoming a real witch or wizard. But you don’t need to go to Hogwarts to learn how to use magic - you can do it in Dublin.