He was one of Europe's greatest writers, who both chronicled, and was a victim of, the horrors of the Twentieth Century. A new film about Austrian novelist Stefan Zweig hits theaters here in Germany this weekend.
The Austrian author has received the National Order of the Southern Cross. A hillside house in Petropolis was Zweig's final home and workplace after he fled Austria — and where he eventually took his life.
The German novelist and 1929 Nobel laureate in literature moved to the US during WWII. He was, however, frustrated by how the country developed under McCarthy — and his observations echo today's political situation.
One of the best-known German writers of the 20th century, Stefan Zweig, had to flee the Nazi regime and landed in Brazil. On the 75th anniversary of his death, here's a look back at this great humanist's contributions.
KINO brings you excerpts from Romy Schneider's best films, including A Simple Story by Claude Sautet, The Swimming Pool by Jacques Deray and That Most Important Thing: Love by Andrzej Zulawski and explains why these films were so important for the actress.
Whether you'd like to introduce your kids or yourself to German culture, a good place to start is with literature for children. For World Children's Day, here are a few of the country's favorites.
The first anniversary of #Me Too, and the 100th of women's suffrage in Germany. But what role do women play in the German music industry? Why aren't there more women in the charts? Our series begins with singer Lary.
The sculpture of a gigantic head looking across the Thames and changing colour at night according to the mood of the viewer is the latest attraction on London's trendy South Bank.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
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