While Germany debates the migration issue, Abbas Khider writes about how refugees actually feel. The Iraqi-born author draws on his own experiences to describe the misery. He's fighting for more human kindness.
His novel "The Buried Giant" is written like an old folk tale, but comments on current issues at the heart of civil wars, family feuds and divorces. DW interviewed the 2017 Nobel Prize laureate two years ago.
German director Christian Petzold's latest work is adapted from a WWII novel – but the refugee story is set in a timeless context. The cinematic experiment brings the past into dialogue with the present.
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Oleg Sentsov, the Ukrainian filmmaker on a hunger strike in a Russian prison, debuted with a film that was shown at prestigious international festivals.
His bushy gray beard and determined look are his trademarks. Marx has long since morphed into an icon – and a marketable commodity! The image of the radical revolutionary can sell almost anything, from cars to pop music.
The 'material girl' turns 60: We take a look at Madonna's unique career, the many faces she's presented to the world, her wild, iconic stage outfits, her forays into acting and her charity work.
Migration is in focus at this year's Ruhrtriennale in western Germany. The experimental program with a premiere by a Syrian director is attractive, but Young Fathers' support of the BDS movement has caused rumblings.
What went on in Berlin in the 90s? An exhibition in the city's storied "Alte Münze" has the answers.
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