Hostile aliens, spaceships and apocalyptic visions abound: This year's Berlinale retrospective looks at the science fiction film through history. Classics with powerful imagery, born of a deep-seated fear of invaders.
The Retrospective section of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival is dedicated to one of the most visually stunning genres: science fiction, with films showcasing imaginary worlds in an imperfect future.
The director of Berlin's largest film festival, Dieter Kosslick, discusses with DW how science-fiction and politics sometimes meet. He also reveals the event he's most looking forward to.
Along with highlights from the 67th International Berlin Film Festival's packed program, the seven jury members who will be picking the winning films this year have been revealed.
Opening with a staggering $450 million in global ticket sales over the weekend, the latest episode of the Star Wars is expected to break the billion-dollar mark this week. But there's one film that actually beat it...
After three years of renovation, Egypt has reopened to doors to one of the world's oldest libraries in Saint Catherine's Monastery on the Sinai Peninsula. The library has a gigantic collection of early Christian texts.
Olga Scheps is one of the world's most up-and-coming piano soloists. Her latest album covers pieces by German dance group Scooter. Scheps told DW what fascinated her about this project.
What does living in Germany mean nowadays? Photographer Peter Bialobrzeski takes a closer look. His series "Die zweite Heimat" shows Germany for what it is – unadorned and honest. His pictures can be viewed in Hamburg's House of Photography.
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.
There are 67 shopping malls in Berlin — far too many, says columnist Gero Schliess. To him, these buildings are symbols of artificial consumption that are ruining Berlin's character. His cry: Stop the mall madness!
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