This year’s Lolas represent a cross-section of German cinema, and a new generation of German directors. Benjamin Herrmann, Chairman of the German Film Academy, gives us his take on this year’s nominees.
The German director, producer and composer best-known for "Run Lola Run" and "Cloud Atlas" will serve as jury president of the 68th Berlin International Film Festival.
American George Saunders has earned one of the world's most prestigious English-language literary awards. His novel "Lincoln in the Bardo" about restless souls in the afterlife was praised for its "innovation."
A 20-something debut novelist and a septuagenarian man of letters are among the six authors that will battle it out for Britain's prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction.
The 13 contenders for the prestigious literary award have been announced. Famous authors such as Paul Auster, Colson Whitehead, Arundhati Roy and Zadie Smith have been longlisted.
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