German film composer Hans Zimmer is on a major European tour with over 70 musicians including Lebo M, the voice from "The Lion King" score, and guitarists Johnny Marr and Mike Einziger.
Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water" leads the Golden Globes nominations with seven nods. Germany is well represented with Fatih Akin and Hans Zimmer among the nominees.
The German star composer has worked on over 150 films, from "Rainman" to "Batman v Superman," winning an Oscar for "The Lion King." In this DW interview, he explains how he got his start.
German film composer Hans Zimmer is on a major world tour with over 70 musicians including Lebo M, the voice from "The Lion King" score, and guitarists Johnny Marr and Mike Einziger.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in literature, is cutting all ties with a man facing a series of sexual harassment allegations. The influential person had been closely linked with the institution.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
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.
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