The German comedy ‘Toni Erdmann’, by director Maren Ade, was THE surprise success of 2016. The film, which focuses on a father-daughter relationship, is now nominated for an Oscar in the Foreign Language Film category.
Selfies are forbidden on the red carpet; Harvey Weinstein is persona non grata in Cannes, but Lars von Trier no longer is. While #MeToo remains a dominant issue, there are more women on the jury than in the competition.
From young womanizer to elderly bank robber: Over five decades, Michael Caine has appeared in some 125 films, winning two Oscars among his six nominations. As the British actor turns 85, his projects keep multiplying.
Over and over again, the Oscars ceremony has served as a platform for political statements. But we might be overestimating the gala in the Dolby Theater as a place for protest and politics, says DW's Jochen Kürten.
The programme 'Next Generation - Short Tiger' is a Cannes tradition that highlights the talents of German film students and allows short film animations and dramas to stand tall.
A prolific novelist, American author Philip Roth, who died aged 85, wrote over 30 works of fiction along with numerous essays. Here is a selection of some of his most acclaimed titles.
She has the same manager as Britney Spears -- and she's said to be the next Lady Gaga: Kim Petras. The Cologne-born singer is known in Germany for her transsexuality; in the U-S, she's an up-and-coming pop star.
In the 1960s, artist Robert Indiana created his iconic 'LOVE' sculpture. From Berlin to Saint Petersburg, here's what 'LOVE' looks like around the world.
Forgot Mother’s Day again and it’s too late to send flowers? Then let your mother know that you care – electronically! Here are the best virtual greeting cards that you can send today.
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