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.
When "Reseba: The Dark Wind" premiered, the film was criticized for how it portrayed the Yazidi community during a time of IS atrocities. As it arrives in Germany, DW presents key facts on the religious minority.
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 uprising by Jewish people entrapped in the Warsaw Ghetto 75 years ago has been well documented in art and literature. Here, a look at how the event has served as fodder in films.
Award-winning Israeli author Lizzie Doron became renowned for her books depicting the Jews' traumas. When she started researching the life of Palestinians — and became friends with the enemy — everything changed.
As a former member of the advisory board for the Echo prize, Christian Höppner accepted the nomination of the controversial rappers Kollegah and Farid Bang. Their popularity demonstrates a deep social rift in Germany.
As DW unveils its new art collection featuring two major Senegalese artists — the "Joseph Beuys of Africa," Joe Ouakam, and Paris-based Soly Cissé — we look at a booming trend in the global art market.
The most important prize in the country's gaming industry, the German Computer Games Awards selects innovative games in 14 categories. This year's winners include "Huxley," "Assassin's Creed Origins" and "Townsmen VR."
A young Israeli wearing a Jewish head covering in Berlin was attacked. Has wearing indicators of certain religions become dangerous in Germany? And what does the Jewish yarmulke stand for?
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