Fritz Lang is one of the legends of cinema history. He created dystopian fantasies such as “Metropolis” and “M.” A new biopic is plumbing the depths of the genius director's troubled soul.
UFA is Germany’s dream factory and it made movie history. Having started 100 years ago, this film company, which is based in Babelsberg near Berlin, is one of the oldest in the country.
On this week's show: KINO talks with Tom Tykwer about his new film, his second time working with Tom Hanks. Also: a new biopic peers into the soul of director Fritz Lang. And: our favorites for the German Film Awards.
When 22 women from across Germany went head to head February 24 to take home the coveted Miss Germany crown, they followed in the high-heeled footsteps of decades of ladies before them.
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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