Sodankylä, in northern Finland is home to 8,000 people and a sizeable reindeer population. An unlikely location, perhaps, for an increasingly high-profile international film event - the Midnight Sun Film Festival.
Hooligans and Iranian women heading to the stadium, Maradona and Pelé showcasing their skills: To get in the mood ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, here are 11 of our favorite soccer movies.
While most of the films shown at Cologne's Visions of Iran film festival were created by filmmakers born after the Islamic Revolution, it also features the final work of Iran's late cinematic master, Abbas Kiarostami.
Renowned Iranian photographer and filmmaker Shirin Neshat is back with Looking for Oum Kulthum, a film tracing the life of a legendary Egyptian singer. Neshat spoke to DW ahead of its June 7 release in Germany.
Selfies are forbidden on the red carpet; Harvey Weinstein is persona non grata in Cannes, but Lars von Trier no longer is. While #MeToo remains a dominant issue, there are more women on the jury than in the competition.
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