In Berlin's Neukölln district, a Hindu community has had the city's first Hindu temple built. The 6,000 followers of Hinduism in Berlin can now attend six daily devotional services in Sanskrit.
The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation runs Berlin museums — and one of the world's largest collection of exhibits. The film "Berlin's Treasure Trove," co-produced by DW, rbb and Arte, explores the foundation's work.
Berlin's Office for Refugee Affairs has invited in media to show how things have changed since Germany opened its doors to asylum-seekers in 2015. Experts on the tour criticized the government's new anchor center plans.
Israel celebrates 70 years since its first prime minister announced its independence on May 14, 1948. Berlin's foreign minister has marked the occasion with a commentary lauding the bonds between Germany and Israel.
Described as Berlin's answer to Scorsese's Mean Streets and Kassovitz's La Haine, the gangster drama Familiye features raw power. DW met up with the filmmakers and star co-producer Moritz Bleibtreu in Spandau.
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