Berlinale director Dieter Kosslick talks about how new political realities are reflected in the programme of this year's festival and about the films he is most looking forward to.
The exhibition "Between the Films — A Photo History of the Berlinale" reflects not only how the film festival evolved over the years, but also shows what goes on behind closed doors and beyond the red carpet.
The renowned festival on Lake Maggiore takes place for the last time under the direction of Carlo Chatrian, who has curated a humor-filled program for 2018. German films are contenders in Locarno's various competitions.
Dieter Kosslick, who has led the Berlinale since 2001, is being replaced in 2019 by Locarno's artistic director, Carlo Chatrian, and Mariette Rissenbeek, managing director of German Films.
What's in a name? Based on a French box office hit, a new German comedy plays on the fact that "Adolf" still isn't something you can take lightly. But some comedians have successfully managed to do so.
Along with the French comic series, Bell was the award-winning translator behind the English version of German literature classics, including works by Kafka, W.G. Sebald, Stefan Zweig and Siegfried Lenz.
Newcomer bands from around the world test their mettle at the Wacken Open Air's Metal Battle. Sweden’s Chugger won over the jury with more than just their terrifying outfits.
Best known for his fairy tales such as The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling, the Danish storyteller also created hundreds of paper silhouettes. An exhibition in Bremen shows his remaining visual works.
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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