A remnant of East Berlin that has crossed over to the West, the famous ‘little traffic man ‘with a hat (Ampelmannchen) used at pedestrian crossings in place of the usual red and green lights, has an important place in the graphic arts.
Atilla Dorsay (Filmcritic)
“I’ve been going to Berlin for the film festival since 1978.
With its artists and festivals, it is a lovely city. Years ago I went to Berlin two days late. Without even claiming my bag at the airport, 1 dashed off to where the press conferences were being held. I wanted to see and hear the immortal Fellini.
I made it, and it’s a good thing too because I never got another chance to see Fellini. ”
The main crossing point between East and West Berlin during the Cold War, Checkpoint Charlie today is a tourist attraction where visitors have their photo taken with guides dressed in U.S. and Soviet army uniforms.
‘Biennale adds enormous vitality to Berlin, a city of art in the true sense. Realized last year for the ninth time, the event hosted Turkish artists Nilbar Gures and Ferhat Ozgur and their
Boasting the most important museums in Berlin, Museum Insel welcomes visitors despite a major restoration project that has been under way since the unification, and makes a key contribution to the city culture.