Germany's "welcoming culture” and a fear of foreigners. Director Simon Verhoeven has made a star-studded comedy dealing the current refugee crisis - and landed himself a box-office hit. We've got an on-set report.
"Wilkommen bei den Hartmanns" is the first film to humorously deal with Germany's ambivalent views on refugees. Made with a top cast, the result is hilarious despite its generous dose of clichés.
A movie about the life of the Queen lead singer is celebrating its world premiere in Wembley Stadium, where the band once performed in a legendary Live Aid concert. The film depicts Mercury's public and private personas.
It's not just Germans who know the "little yellow books" of classic literature. From South Africa to the US, Reclam publisher's paperbacks are unmistakable symbols of German culture — and they now have their own museum.
A concert venue in eastern Germany has blocked leftist punk band Feine Sahne Fischfilet from performing over fears they could incite far-right protesters. Critics have called the decision an assault on artistic freedom.
What is the origin of war? Why do humans resolve disputes through mass killing? Is war inevitable? A unique exhibition in Vienna draws on new archaeological research to trace the evolution of war across 7,000 years.
Now performing in Berlin, the South Korean Bangtan Boys, or BTS, with Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook, not only top worldwide album charts, but also social media trends. What's behind the K-Pop craze?
Some very famous faces on Europe's creative scene got behind the camera to film special episodes for Euromaxx, DW's lifestyle and culture TV show. The episodes give viewers a one-week backstage pass to the stars' lives.
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