KINO takes stock of 2016! Hans Christoph von Bock and Scott Roxborough explore the good and the bad, some personal highlights and memorable moments and a few brand new faces.
Toni Erdmann, The Revenant and La La Land creamed off the biggest prizes in 2016 and a highly-topical, comedic take on the refugee crisis got the Germans watching. A rollercoaster ride through this year's movies!
Nominations for the Oscars have been revealed in Los Angeles. "La La Land," "Moonlight" and "Manchester by the Sea" are well represented - as is a German comedy. The awards will be presented on February 26.
The nostalgic Los Angeles musical starring Ryan Gosling grabbed the most bids for the Golden Globes, followed by "Moonlight" and "Manchester by the Sea." Germany is also well represented among the nominees.
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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