There's more to Brazil than samba and soccer: That's the message at this year's International Film Festival in Leipzig, which offers a rare glimpse behind the scenes of some of Brazil's best-kept secrets.
Germany's second-largest film festival is exploding with great movies. DW looks at 10 noteworthy films showing at the 2018 festival, including a "Das Boot" TV series for fall that's already causing a sensation.
Brecht's Threepenny Opera makes its debut at the Munich Film Festival this week — one of the 185 movies on the agenda. Several works pick up on current concerns about social media and omnipresent surveillance.
The author's 1985 bestseller, Perfume: Story of a Murderer, has been made into a series. Audiences in Munich, and eventually around the world, are in for major surprises as the plot is now set in present-day Germany.
Many movie fans see Munich as Germany's true home of film. With the 2018 Munich Film Festival in full swing, we talked to Munich Film Museum director Stefan Drössler about great films set in the Bavarian capital.
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