Women came out on top at this year's Lolas, chief among them director Maren Ade. She scooped six prizes for 'Toni Erdman'. KINO presents the winners of the 2017 German Film Award.
A year after Maren Ade's "Toni Erdmann" took Cannes by storm, the world's most important film festival is paying closer attention to German cinema than it has in a long time - including Diane Kruger's first German film.
DW visits the set of "Cherry Blossoms & Demons": Ten years on Doris Dörrie is shooting a sequel to her hit "Cherry Blossoms". The main characters died in the original but come back as ghosts in a new movie which once again has much to do with Japan.
France overlooks its lower class, Edouard Louis tells DW. The literary star defies his country's elites and social taboos with his autobiographical novels, including his latest, History of Violence — now out in English.
After four decades at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Levine's career ended suddenly after allegations of sexual misconduct. Now the opera company and the maestro are embroiled in litigation.
The #MeToo and Time's Up movements have shifted the balance of power in arts and culture. At DW's Global Media Forum in Bonn, a panel of prominent women from four different continents discusses the seismic changes underway.
So far, it has been difficult to get a hold of documents of the renowned composer. But that will be much easier after the Wagner National Archive has been digitized.
From vodka to beloved opera classics – DW's Anastassia Boutsko takes a look at World Cup host Russia's most popular exports and clears up some cultural cliches.
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