There are few Germans in Hollywood who are as famous as Roland Emmerich - now he's won a lifetime achievement award. German rockers Rammstein are setting cinemas on fire. And Cate Blanchett has conquered the art world.
Two Indian taxi drivers living in Hamburg have written a Bollywood-style football anthem for the World Cup. They want to cheer on the title defender Germany, as the country has been their chosen home for 34 years now.
Julie Gautier of France captures the experience of freediving in mesmerizing videos. Plus: the ravioli known as Cappellacci are a classic of Italian cuisine, and a burlesque bar in Berlin.
Unbelievable: 15 years ago, Euromaxx went on the air for the first time. For our birthday, we want to receive a present from you: Send us a photo that shows how you watch Euromaxx!
The director of the German Film Museum, Ellen Harrington, has a particular connection to '2001, A Space Odyssey'. In an interview with DW, she talks about why she rented a whole cinema to see the film and why she still finds it so fascinating.
Kamila Shamsie's tale of family and faith in the modern world beat out five other contenders for the prestigious award. Shamsie thanked the award's founders for promoting women's voices in literature.
Acclaimed Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky has died. He guest-conducted for many major orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic and the Boston Symphony.
The #MeToo and "Time's Up"movements have reshifted the balance of power in arts and culture. At DW's Global Media Forum in Bonn, a panel of prominent women discuss the seismic changes underway.
So far, it has been difficult to get a hold of documents of the renowned composer. But that will be much easier after the Wagner National Archive has been digitized.
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