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Info

In this arena director Joseph Kahn and U2 filmed parts of the American 'Stuck In A Moment' Videos (the football version). Later on the recording was put together with a digital stadium audience and football scenes filmed in Houston. The recording in Berlin took part with around 100 extras, among them German comedian Michael Mittermeier. Originally the Max-Schmelig-Arena was a pure sports arena, e.g. for Berlin’s basketball team ‘Alba’. For some time now, however, it has also been used for various music events.
With a capacity of around 12,000 spectators, it is one of the largest event halls in Berlin.

Adress

Am Falkplatz, 10437 Berlin

Directions

Berlinkarte Nr. 5 | Nearest U- and S-Bahn station: Schönhauser Allee (S41, S42, S8, S85, S9, U2). From the S-Bahn walk south along the Schönhauser Allee until you reach Gleimstrasse. Turn right here, and then take the second left into Am Falkplatz. The Max-Schmeling-Arena is at the end of this street.


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