Isaac Nabwana has been called Africa’s Tarantino. He doesn’t just set out to tell a story – he makes Hollywood-style entertainment, but wilder and cheaper. He uses imagination, improvisation and talented amateurs.
Wakaliwood ist das Hollywood von Afrika. Isaac Nabwana dreht seit acht Jahren Action-Filme - fast ohne Budget, mitten in Wakaliga, einem Slum in Ugandas Hauptstadt Kampala. Isaac Nabwana ist inzwischen ein so etwas wie ein internationaler Star. Seine Filme wurden auf Youtube tausendfach geklickt, Schauspieler aus Hollywood kamen und wollten in seinen Filmen mitspielen. Jetzt entdecken langsam auch
Isaac Nabwana shoots his action flicks in the slums of Wakaliga. Even though the budget is almost non-existent and the special effects could use some work, his violent yet humorous films have found audiences outside of Uganda.
The director of the German Film Museum, Ellen Harrington, has a particular connection to '2001, A Space Odyssey'. In an interview with DW, she talks about why she rented a whole cinema to see the film and why she still finds it so fascinating.
Stanley Kubrick's film project Napoleon has been dubbed "the greatest movie never made." DW revisits its story as well as other ambitious works that never or barely made it to the big screen.
Acclaimed Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky has died. He guest-conducted for many major orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic and the Boston Symphony.
The #MeToo and "Time's Up"movements have reshifted the balance of power in arts and culture. At DW's Global Media Forum in Bonn, a panel of prominent women discuss the seismic changes underway.
So far, it has been difficult to get a hold of documents of the renowned composer. But that will be much easier after the Wagner National Archive has been digitized.
The global fashion brand announced that its co-founder is stepping down following its own investigation into allegations of sexual harassment and assault made by model Kate Upton and others.
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