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Isabel on the Stairs

Twelve-year-old Isabel and her mother, who was a famous political singer, had to escape Chile after the 1973 military coup. Isabel’s father stayed behind fighting in the underground. For six years, they have lived in a new apartment building in East Berlin. At first, the neighbors made an effort to welcome them, but later became more distant....

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Erich Engel: A Hegel Among Comedians

He’s not just “a Hegel among comedians,” in the words of Professor Dr. Ernst Schumacher, but also “a director of the scientific age,” as Bertold Brecht once said. Erich Engel, working across time and art forms, was already well known in the 1930s as a theater and film director.   The friendly solidarity between Bertolt Brecht, Karl...