Every fan of movies is familiar with Dracula. This early black-and-white horror film was produced by Carl Laemmle. With Universal Studios, the Swabian film pioneer laid the foundation for Hollywood.
He left Germany for the US with only a few dollars and became one of the great pioneers of Hollywood: Carl Laemmle's life would be worth a movie in itself. This nearly forgotten producer was born 150 years ago.
"I am hungry. Therefore I am." As the world's favorite impertinent cat celebrates his 40th birthday, here's a look back at Garfield's story, some of his best quotes — and a few other fellow cult cats.
France overlooks its lower class, Edouard Louis tells DW. The literary star defies his country's elites and social taboos with his autobiographical novels, including his latest, History of Violence — now out in English.
With almost 80,000 visitors, the Bachfest in Leipzig has once again broken its attendance record. Director Michael Maul talked to DW about the recipe behind this extraordinary success.
Composed of over 7,000 oil barrels, the sculpture by the revered artist floats on the Serpentine Lake in London's Hyde Park through September 23. It accompanies a retrospective of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's work.
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.
Unapproachable, independent, hedonistic: The cat is a fascinating creature. Sometimes it’s the purrs, sometimes the claws. That multiple nature has inspired artists, filmmakers and even fashion designers.
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