The German government is to give an award for outstanding art projects on cultural integration. An issue that could hardly be more topical in Germany – or more important.
Triumph after triumph — that's Inarritu's career in a nutshell. He was presented with a special award for his groundbreaking virtual reality experience movie "Carne y Arena."
Cultural policy does not exactly top the priority list of the parties running for the upcoming German election. Yet a few topics have been grabbing the media's attention. Insiders discuss why they matter.
As Germany heads to the polls on September 24, the country's leading cultural organization is appealing for its own chair at the table - and a swift conclusion to Berlin's controversial Humboldt Forum museum project.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in literature, is cutting all ties with a man facing a series of sexual harassment allegations. The influential person had been closely linked with the institution.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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