Arts.21 presents a special edition on the Berlin Film Festival. This year's Golden Bear goes to "Fire at Sea". Also: Meryl Streep, jury president, and a round-up of the 66th Berlinale.
For all the A-listers hitting the Berlinale red carpet this week, Berlin continues to host the most public, and provocative, major film event in Europe.
The Berlinale is over, with the Golden Bear main prize going to the documentary "Fire at Sea" about the refugee crisis and the Italian island of Lampedusa. Best actor and actress were Majd Mastoura and Trine Dyrholm.
The all-star cast and director of the Berlinale competition entry discuss why the real-life story of an ordinary German couple who fought back against the Nazis needs to be told - now more than ever.
Star Wars film sets in southwestern Tunisia are sinking into the desert sands. After loyal fans raised funds for their protection, a tourist agency is trying to grab more tourists' attention.
The jury selected 20 titles from a total of 200 to compete for the most prestigious literary award in German-language publishing. On October 9, the best German-language novel will be revealed at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Brutally murdered in 1954 at the age of 11, Brigitte Irrgang was later named a Catholic martyr. Now, over half a century later, her memory is being kept alive with a new, multilingual oratorio.
Cutthroat competition on the open market is just like the class struggle of the Cultural Revolution, says Chinese artist Wang Qingsong. His critical work is now on show in Berlin.
Refugees are learning how to make YouTube clips at a Berlin workshop. The idea is to strengthen the presence of topics such as migration and integration on the Internet platform.
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