Once again, there’s a German film at Cannes. Maren Ade’s drama “Toni Erdmann” is the first German film to be nominated since 2008. The festival seems to have passed by a whole generation of German filmmakers.
The Golden Palm has been awarded at the glamorous Cannes Film Festival since 1955. Since then, some of the world's most famous directors have won – but only one woman. Here's a look back at the highlights.
The Cannes film festival's Palme d'Or is the most important festival prize in the world. To mark its 71st occassion, we take a look at 10 amazing films which premiered in Cannes and wrote movie history.
The film festival's top prize has gone to the veteran Japanese filmmaker for his family drama. Despite rumors of crisis at the festival, media have called it the "premier destination for daring, provocative" cinema.
A widely criticized project called "Dau" by Russian director Ilya Khrzhanovsky was to allow visitors to "experience a totalitarian system" behind a replica of the Berlin Wall. It was not approved for security reasons.
Language takes center stage in the six novels selected for Britain's most prestigious literary award, now in its 50th year. The shortlisted works tell diverse stories, from a slave escape in Barbados to post-war PTSD.
What sounds like recordings straight from the rehearsal room, intimate and raw, is Prince's new posthumous album, "Piano & A Microphone 1983." You've never been this close to Prince.
Weapons, art and jewelry over the millennia are on display at the "Restless Times, Archaeology in Germany" exhibition in Berlin. Europeans, that much is clear, were constantly on the go.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
From "uncultured" attire to global fashion item: There is a lot to know about this typical Oktoberfest attire. DW looks at some surprising facts behind Lederhosen's history and production, as well as the latest trends.
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