Truth or illusion? Russian documentary filmmaker Vitaly Mansky’s new film “Under the Sun” looks behind the scenes to show how North Korea's totalitarian regime orchestrates its image.
Critics fear the Russian Orthodox Church is encroaching on public life after a Russian film about Tsar Nikolai II is threatened with a ban due to insulting "religious sentiment among believers."
Thirty years after its release, "Dirty Dancing" about a teen summer romance is as popular as ever, with a recent TV remake and sold-out musicals around the world. Here are 10 things you didn't know about the film.
Holocaust historian Eberhard Jäckel, known for his award-winning publications aimed at understanding Hitler's worldview as a means of making sense of the war, has died at the age of 88.
Hindus burned down his Muslim grandfather's store in India in 1947. On the 70th anniversary of the India-Pakistan border, musician Zeshan B tells DW how his family and cultural history inspires his soulful sound.
An obelisk with a refugee-friendly Bible verse could become a permanent fixture in Kassel after the Documenta art show. A right-wing German politician has protested, evoking Nazi vocabulary by called it "disfiguring."
Nearly two-thirds of German youths aged 13 and under read books several times a week, according to a new study. Magazines are still very popular among the age group. Only one-third turns to YouTube for entertainment.
Euromaxx presenter Meike Krüger took an unusual path to the DW television studio - via a dive trip in the Philippines. As the show celebrates its 5,000th edition, she looks back on what she calls "the best job ever."
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