Shift Hashtag - a special edition on refugees! How smartphones help people on the run survive. How a German online university gives refugees a chance to continue interrupted studies. And on Exit, a welcome from Belgium.
Kiron is a crowdfunding project, conceived to give refugees unbureaucratic access to higher education. Programs are a combination of two years of online studies and one year of classroom studies at a partner university.
Kashif is a refugee who came to Germany from Pakistan. While waiting for asylum, he's studying engineering at Kiron University. It's a Berlin-based online university for refugees, and students can visit lectures and seminars on their smartphones.
Celebrating Twenty Years of the Smartphone - The App for German Bureaucracy
Fifty years ago the battle against the Establishment was also waged in cinemas. Now Berlinale Shorts is presenting films from this revolutionary era as part of a special program: “1968 – Red Flags for Everyone”.
Von Stosch won the Islamic Republic's "World Award for Book of the Year" for his work examining Islam from a Christian point of view. The theologian said the award honored all those who support an "emancipated" Islam.
Music documentaries are part of the Berlinale's Panorama section. How does Ed Sheeran compose a hit? The film "Songwriter" tells all. And in "Shut Up and Play the Piano" everything revolves around pianist Chilly Gonzales.
Berlinale 2018: 385 films, plenty of prizes. "Touch Me Not" wins the Golden Bear! Also: a terrorism drama with Daniel Brühl, short films from the revolutionary 1960s and portraits of musicians and performers captured on celluloid.
Russia’s independent gaming scene between art, business, politics and censorship.
The German Goethe Institute is hosting an interactive exhibition titled ‘Games and Politics’ in Novosibirk, bringing together the country’s gaming scene.
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