A German comedy about the refugee crisis. Simon Verhoeven’s film walks a tightrope between slapstick and social criticism while holding a mirror up to the German mass audience.
KINO meets the master of political film, Ken Loach, to talk about his latest work, the award-winning "I, Daniel Blake." We also look at the German refugee comedy, "Willkommen bei den Hartmanns."
Germany's "welcoming culture” and a fear of foreigners. Director Simon Verhoeven has made a star-studded comedy dealing the current refugee crisis - and landed himself a box-office hit. We've got an on-set report.
"Wilkommen bei den Hartmanns" is the first film to humorously deal with Germany's ambivalent views on refugees. Made with a top cast, the result is hilarious despite its generous dose of clichés.
An investigation has been opened into claims by an artist that director Roman Polanski sexually molested her as a child; the allegations are at least the sixth in a series of accusations lodged against the filmmaker.
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.
One of the world's most beloved Christmas carols, "Silent Night" was written nearly two centuries ago, yet keeps resonating in Christmas festivities.
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.
Eco-advice can be overwhelming — and often ineffective. So if you had to pick just five things to go green on: What's the most you could do for the least amount of effort?
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