Janis Joplin is one of the most influential rock singers of all time. Amy Berg’s new documentary creates an intimate picture of the troubled singer that goes beyond the usual cliches.
Electrifying onstage as a pioneer of psychedelic rock, she died tragically at 27. The recent film "Janis: Little Girl Blue" presents not-yet-seen archival footage of the hippie legend.
She was the first female rock star in history. The documentary film, "Janis: Little Girl Blue," traces Janis Joplin's short career and her life caught between highs on stage and personal lows.
KINO - In this edition: German actor Moritz Bleibtreu in a dark psychological thriller, another side of Janis Joplin is revealed in a moving documentary and all the latest movie news in Shortcuts.
As the German election approaches, how are film and TV portraying the political times? Unlike in the US, where the political series "House of Cards" is a household name, Germany is slow to dramatize political life.
During his exile, Thomas Mann lived in a villa on the edge of Los Angeles. To honor its history, the German government purchased the house, which is now home to a residency program for outstanding cultural influencers.
The spoken-word artist was scheduled to play at a hangar of the former Berlin airport Tempelhof as part of the new Volksbühne theater's program, but she decided to cancel the show due to "personal threats."
A colossal show of contemporary German art is on show at eight different venues in Beijing, featuring big names like Richter and Baselitz. The exhibition is a response to an eight-site show of Chinese art in Germany.
With the world's highest number of startups per capita, Israel is a dream come true for many young entrepreneurs. DW went to Tel Aviv's DLD Innovation Festival to find out what makes the Israeli tech scene so successful.
Germany has all sorts of autumn festivities to warm up a season entering darkness. The traditions and rituals evolve around harvest, light, liberty and luck. View the picture gallery to find out more.
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