He was one of Europe's greatest writers, who both chronicled, and was a victim of, the horrors of the Twentieth Century. A new film about Austrian novelist Stefan Zweig hits theaters here in Germany this weekend.
The Austrian author has received the National Order of the Southern Cross. A hillside house in Petropolis was Zweig's final home and workplace after he fled Austria — and where he eventually took his life.
One of the best-known German writers of the 20th century, Stefan Zweig, had to flee the Nazi regime and landed in Brazil. On the 75th anniversary of his death, here's a look back at this great humanist's contributions.
Persecuted by the Nazis, author Stefan Zweig fled to Brazil - where he ultimately took his own life. A new film by Maria Schrader explores his time in exile, and puts Europe's ongoing refugee crisis into perspective.
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.
Fifty years ago, the leader of Germany's student movement Rudi Dutschke was wounded in an assasination attempt. His widow Gretchen tells DW why she feels positive about the social changes that emerged from the protests.
Take the quiz, and you could win great CDs. We play a cover version of a German hit, and you tell us who did the original. Who did “Little Hollywood” first?
a) Boys Noize
b) Alle Farben
We’re giving away CDs by Eunique, Prada Meinhoff, Ace Tee and Feine Sahne Fischfilet.
The most coveted photojournalism award in the world is marked by powerful images that combine deep emotional impact and supreme technical skill. Forty-two photographers from 22 countries were nominated this year.
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."
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