Was it an attack, a case of mistaken identity, or a rape? In the marital thriller “The Salesman,” Iranian director Asghar Farhadi again portrays a society caught among taboos, outdated concepts of honor, and modern life.
This week, KINO presents a powerful new social drama from Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, a strange Cold War spy farce, and an attempt to put a comedic spin on Germany’s culture of remembrance.
The Iranian star of an Oscar-nominated movie announced that she would boycott the Hollywood film awards. Taraneh Alidoosti said she is protesting US President Donald Trump's proposed visa bans on some Muslim countries.
The six filmmakers nominated for the foreign film Oscar have called for the Academy Award to go to people fighting for unity and the freedom of expression. At the French 'Cesars' George Clooney voiced similar concerns.
The no-budget thriller that put Christopher Nolan on the road to "Batman," Ridley Scott's forgotten period drama and Steven Spielberg's humble beginnings with a monster truck: These first films launched stellar careers.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in literature, is cutting all ties with a man facing a series of sexual harassment allegations. The influential person had been closely linked with the institution.
Kraftwerk's leader, Ralf Hütter, hardly ever gives interviews. But some former band members do -- like Karl Bartos and Wolfgang Flür. They talk to DW about the time they spent in the band.
As the Tate Modern in London opens a retrospective of Amedeo Modigliani's paintings and sculptures, DW spoke with curator Simonetta Fraquelli about what made his work so controversial and why he was surprisingly complex.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
The German Press Ball in Berlin is one of the first balls of the season. Here are some of the most important black-tie dance galas coming up. Some are charity events, others are more about seeing and being seen.
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