'The Young Karl Marx' is a historical period drama depicting the life the German father of communism. Marx vowed to change the world, theorizing about the causes of social revolution.
In his historic biopic The Young Karl Marx, director Raoul Peck gives us a very different picture of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels by imagining the founders of communism as wild hipsters in 19th century England.
On its 100th anniversary of the October Revolution, the Berlinale Film Festival presents a film on Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. "The Young Karl Marx" is directed by Haitian-born Raoul Peck.
First published a century and a half ago, Karl Marx's work 'Das Kapital' is still read today. Its German author was the first economist to take on globalization, says Bernd Ziesemer in an interview with DW.
Swedish satire "The Square" has scooped the award for best film at the European Film Awards at a gala in Berlin. It also claimed five more prizes, including those for best director, best screenwriter and best actor.
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.
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.
In a year that has been full of political extremes, buzzwords that highlight government collapse, movements for marriage equality and women's rights are some of the German words of the year in 2017.
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