Berlinale director Dieter Kosslick talks about how new political realities are reflected in the programme of this year's festival and about the films he is most looking forward to.
American director Wes Anderson had already opened the Berlinale in 2014. He returns to the film festival with his latest work, "Isle of Dogs," an animated adventure film
After an open call to renew Berlin's international film festival, debates surrounding its future are already underway. Current festival director Dieter Kosslick's tenure is set to end in 2019.
A letter from 79 film directors has sparked a debate about Germany's largest film festival. This new sharp call to action, however, is built on years criticism. What are the most important points?
The second part of the third trilogy takes up were The Force Awakens left off and places Jakku scavenger Rey, played by Daisy Ridley; at the heart of the drama.
The renowned novelist, screenwriter and essayist has long courted both critical acclaim and ill-fame in equal parts. As Austrian man of letters Peter Handke reaches another milestone, his legacy remains an open book.
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.
In a year that has been full of political extremes, buzzwords that highlight government collapse, movements for marriage equality and women's rights are some of the German words of the year in 2017.
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