Anybody can take pictures. But to become a star photographer, you need to market yourself in a special way. At the event Photokina in Cologne, Ben Jaworkskyj and Pavel Kaplun told DW how it worked for them.
A decade in the making, the National Museum of African-American History and Culture finally opens its doors in Washington, DC. It's a triumph for the black community and reveals some of the darkest moments in US history.
Is "Inkheart" author Cornelia Funke Germany's J.K. Rowling? The star children's writer is releasing a sequel to her 1997 bestseller "Dragon Rider." "The Griffin's Feather" is a fantasy tale with a green message.
The Soviets blew up Moscow's once majestic Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Now, its golden cupolas shine again in Moscow. Along the way, it was a site for prestigious communist projects - like a massive swimming pool.
Filmmaker Susanne Regina Meures had to hide memory cards in her bra to collect footage of Iran's illegal desert raves.
Munich film student Alex Schaad won gold at the Student Oscars in Los Angeles for his social media thriller. Another German director took second place at the awards ceremony for up-and-coming film talents.
US actress Angelina Jolie has filed for dissolution of marriage from her husband Brad Pitt, Jolie's attorney has confirmed. According to TMZ, the 41-year-old Hollywood star is seeking custody of their six children.
Michael von Hassel photographs the beer tents from a new angle.
A controversial new law protecting cultural artifacts was passed in Germany in August. Assyriologist Markus Hilgert tells DW it is a vital update for the preservation of archaeological treasures from the Middle East.
The Oscar-winning movie director has been found dead in his California home, he was 71.
One of these six new German novels will win Germany's top literature prize ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
When the Sex Pistols played at London's 100 Club Punk Festival in 1976, the punk scene was thrust into the mainstream.
Award-winning journalist Günter Wallraff calls attention to plight of writers and journalists in Turkey. He tells DW what can be done to help persecuted intellectuals and which mistakes the West has made with Turkey.
Who is Angela Merkel? Reuters journalist Andreas Rinke examines the German chancellor in a new "lexicon." He traces both her private and political lives to create a clearer picture of one of Europe's most powerful women.
The Arab Spring has changed the Middle East in many ways - and had on effect on the lives of musicians. Six composers from Arab countries met at the Beethovenfest to explore the impact of the revolution.
A new photographer book by Rainer Viertlböck reveals a unique perspective on the world's most famous festival.
Game of Thrones became the most decorated drama series in US history when it snared its 38th Emmy in just six seasons. The People v. O.J. Simpson, a dramatization of the athlete's double murder trial, won several awards.
From Greek authors to contemporary poets, a Venice exhibition of the books of iconic designer Coco Chanel shines a new light on her inspirations and life. "The Woman Who Reads" shows fashion rooted in culture.
Revelers and beer fans from all over the world are about to roam that veritable epicenter of Bavarian tradition once again: the Munich Oktoberfest. Here's what celebrities had to say about the "Wiesn" in the past.
Enjoy a leisurely flight in an airship in southern Germany.
We explain why the Oktoberfest starts in September and why you should exercise caution when drinking the beer.
World's largest beer festival in full swing in Munich
The latest version of the Western classic opens in cinemas around the world this week.
The Beatles were a foursome, but these five people have been labeled the "fifth Beatle" at some point.
Together, violinist Patricia Kopatschinskaja and conductor Teodor Currentzis are a dynamite combination. When they combine their explosive artistries, anything can happen.
This hour presents another opportunity to get better acquainted with a conductor currently making considerable waves in Europe, Teodor Currentzis.
DW's special coverage of the Venice Biennale of Architecture
In this multimedia special, DW explores how artists around the world advocate for freedom.
How international is this year's Oktoberfest? Our reporter Linda Bethke hits the beer tents to find out. Plus: Sebastian Erras photographs the floors of Paris. And: the techno marching band Meute.
Narrative films dominated this year's Venice Film Festival - rightly so? Also on the show: Tehran's new art scene, confronting Germany's colonial past and novelist Kamel Daoud.
How much is our freedom worth? Director Oliver Stone tells the gripping story of whistleblower Edward ''Snowden''. Also on KINO: the captivating actress Paula Beer, and Fatih Akin's road trip comedy "Tschick"
384 trombone players gather in New York to try and break a world record. And among them is Sarah.
Rammstein, Tokio Hotel, and more – we present the Top 10 German-language hits from Germany.
Syrian YouTubers explain German culture. Online customer appraisals. Plus: a timelapse of Munich’s Oktoberfest.
From Nördlingen to Augsburg - Following the Romantic Road.
Enjoying the warm days of late summer? In German, they're full of spider webs, according to this Word of the Week.
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