Germany's "welcoming culture” and a fear of foreigners. Director Simon Verhoeven has made a star-studded comedy dealing the current refugee crisis - and landed himself a box-office hit. We've got an on-set report.
A German comedy about the refugee crisis. Simon Verhoeven’s film walks a tightrope between slapstick and social criticism while holding a mirror up to the German mass audience.
KINO meets the master of political film, Ken Loach, to talk about his latest work, the award-winning "I, Daniel Blake." We also look at the German refugee comedy, "Willkommen bei den Hartmanns."
"Wilkommen bei den Hartmanns" is the first film to humorously deal with Germany's ambivalent views on refugees. Made with a top cast, the result is hilarious despite its generous dose of clichés.
The uprising by Jewish people entrapped in the Warsaw Ghetto 75 years ago has been well documented in art and literature. Here, a look at how the event has served as fodder in films.
Award-winning Israeli author Lizzie Doron became renowned for her books depicting the Jews' traumas. When she started researching the life of Palestinians — and became friends with the enemy — everything changed.
When the finals of this year's Eurovision Song Contest kick-off in Lisbon next month, Thomas Schreiber, coordinator for Germany’s competition entry, hopes that musical — and not political — voices take center stage.
Radical and controversial artist Marina Abramovic is a cult figure in the art world. The retrospective "The Cleaner," on show at Bonn's Bundeskunsthalle museum, showcases works from all periods of her career.
The most important prize in the country's gaming industry, the German Computer Games Awards selects innovative games in 14 categories. This year's winners include "Huxley," "Assassin's Creed Origins" and "Townsmen VR."
It's time to drag your two-wheeler out of the basement and to the local bike shop for a spring fix-up. Germany is a haven for bike riders, but here's what you need to know before flipping up your kickstand.
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