Michael Ballhaus received a Golden Bear for lifetime achievement. The German camera legend is best known for his work with Martin Scorcese and Rainer Fassbinder.
Ballhaus was known for his work on Academy Award winning films "Goodfellas" and "The Departed." He also served as the Head of Jury at the 40th Berlinale Film Festival.
Michael Ballhaus filmed with famed directors like Martin Scorsese and Rainer Werner Fassbinder. The cinematographer from Berlin was adored in Hollywood for his creative techniques. He has passed away at age 81.
In his 50 years behind the camera, Michael Ballhaus has worked with directors like Francis Ford Coppola or Martin Scorsese. The Berlin Film Festival is now honoring him as "one of the greatest cinematographers."
The no-budget thriller that put Christopher Nolan on the road to "Batman," Ridley Scott's forgotten period drama and Steven Spielberg's humble beginnings with a monster truck: These first films launched stellar careers.
From the floor of the Frankfurt stock exchange to the concert hall of the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie — hundreds of thousands of Germans read aloud or listened to children's books to help develop a lifelong love of reading.
Björk's latest album, "Utopia," offers a visionary soundtrack for the current times. As Iceland's most famous singer and producer releases her ninth album, here's a look back at how her weirdness made her so popular.
As the Tate Modern in London opens a retrospective of Amedeo Modigliani's paintings and sculptures, DW spoke with curator Simonetta Fraquelli about what made his work so controversial and why he was surprisingly complex.
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.
The German Press Ball in Berlin is one of the first balls of the season. Here are some of the most important black-tie dance galas coming up. Some are charity events, others are more about seeing and being seen.
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