The Berlinale is over, with the Golden Bear main prize going to the documentary "Fire at Sea" about the refugee crisis and the Italian island of Lampedusa. Best actor and actress were Majd Mastoura and Trine Dyrholm.
After 11 days of film premieres and star-studded events, the Berlin International Film Festival came to a close on Saturday, with refugee documentary 'Fuocoammare' taking home the Golden Bear for best film.
Arts.21 presents a special edition on the Berlin Film Festival. This year's Golden Bear goes to "Fire at Sea". Also: Meryl Streep, jury president, and a round-up of the 66th Berlinale.
For all the A-listers hitting the Berlinale red carpet this week, Berlin continues to host the most public, and provocative, major film event in Europe.
Thirty years after its release, "Dirty Dancing" about a teen summer romance is as popular as ever, with a recent TV remake and sold-out musicals around the world. Here are 10 things you didn't know about the film.
Holocaust historian Eberhard Jäckel, known for his award-winning publications aimed at understanding Hitler's worldview as a means of making sense of the war, has died at the age of 88.
Hindus burned down his Muslim grandfather's store in India in 1947. On the 70th anniversary of the India-Pakistan border, musician Zeshan B tells DW how his family and cultural history inspires his soulful sound.
An obelisk with a refugee-friendly Bible verse could become a permanent fixture in Kassel after the Documenta art show. A right-wing German politician has protested, evoking Nazi vocabulary by called it "disfiguring."
Nearly two-thirds of German youths aged 13 and under read books several times a week, according to a new study. Magazines are still very popular among the age group. Only one-third turns to YouTube for entertainment.
Euromaxx presenter Meike Krüger took an unusual path to the DW television studio - via a dive trip in the Philippines. As the show celebrates its 5,000th edition, she looks back on what she calls "the best job ever."
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