The 2016 International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film had Turkey as its special focus. KINO meets Turkish filmmakers taking an uncensored look at the country’s current situation.
KINO goes to the International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, where we meet filmmakers from Turkey, the country in focus this year. And we visit the Hof Film festival, celebrating its 50th year.
Turkish prosecutors have indicted leading figures in the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP). They stand accused of spreading "terrorist group propaganda" as deadly violence in the Kurdish southeast continues.
The international art show opens in Kassel, a month after its first part set in Athens debuted. Political works reflecting the world's current tensions grab the attention. Here's a tour of the highlights.
Fans had to wait two years for it. The eighth Star Wars episode hits movie theaters right on time for Christmas. This much can be said, without spoilers: It is already celebrated as the very best one.
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.
A young woman tells fascinating tales of faraway mythical places. Her life depends on it. This hour, the fairy tale of Arabian Nights translated into music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.
Shortly after Trump said the US would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Jewish Museum Berlin opened an exhibition investigating the history of the city where religion and politics are inextricably interwoven.
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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