A record-brearking audience of 38 thousand packed into Berlin's central Bebelplatz to hear a free program of classical music headlined by Georgian violin virtuoso Lisa Batiashvili and star conductor Daniel Barenboim.
To this day, The Threepenny Opera remains Bertolt Brecht's most successful play. The latest film version, Mackie Messer: Brecht's Dreigroschenfilm, is out in German cinemas — with a stellar cast.
Over the course of history, Aachen has gained a reputation by transforming itself from an ancient city of power into a modern hub of education. DW's Eesha Kheny checked it out for us.
Thousands of people have flocked to the northeastern German city of Dülmen for an annual equine spectacle: wild horse wrangling, German-style.
The Berlin Film Festival jury surprisingly selected a confrontational work on sex and intimacy as the Golden Bear winner. It's more than a politically correct choice in the #MeToo era, says DW's Elizabeth Grenier.
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