A family spends each summer vacation in great-grandmother’s garden. But during the unusually hot summer of 1976, everything changes. The humid, highly charged atmosphere brings unresolved conflicts to the boiling point.
"Submergence," the latest from noted German director Wim Wenders, is set for its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. It won't be the only German content at TIFF. Even Netflix has something to show.
One of the first African-American comedians to perform regularly in front of white audiences, Dick Gregory appeared on all the top US TV talk shows during the 1960s and early 1970s and developed into a leading activist.
Visionary, or monstrous architecture? Brutalist buildings are either loved or hated. Considered eyesores for decades, they're hip again — but many are still endangered. Germany is calling #SOSBrutalism.
Heat waves and rainstorms will become common in northern Germany as climate change deepens. Experts envision heat- and flood-proofing the city of Berlin by making it into an "urban sponge," with green roofs and wetlands.
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