The main prize was awarded to "Fire at Sea", a documentary about the refugee crisis on the Italian island of Lampedusa. Silver Bears went to productions from Denmark, Tunisia and France.
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.
From Thomas Mann's controversial novel to a satirical book about Adolf Hitler: DW's Kino team picked its seven favorite film adaptations of German works of literature.
From the floor of the Frankfurt stock exchange to the concert hall of the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie — hundreds of thousands of Germans read aloud or listened to children's books to help develop a lifelong love of reading.
AC/DC's co-founder Malcolm Young has died at the age of 64. A look back at the legendary band's career.
Rodin's works are known around the world: "The Kiss," The Thinker," "The Gates of Hell." One hundred years after his death, the sculptor who took on the modern world continues to enthrall art lovers around the world.
A selfie of Miss Israel and Miss Iraq taken in Las Vegas and posted by both contestants on Instagram has unleashed a digital diplomatic debate. Intended as a message of peace for the Middle East, it has drawn criticism.
Three buses and 5,000 pieces of soap: Berlin has employed the full scope of its open-minded nature to react to the horrors of the war in Syria. But not everyone is enthused, says DW columnist Gero Schliess.
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