Fritz Lang is one of the legends of cinema history. He created dystopian fantasies such as “Metropolis” and “M.” A new biopic is plumbing the depths of the genius director's troubled soul.
On the Weimar era centennial, a retrospective of silent movies from a time of great creativity and innovation is featured at the German Historical Museum. Curator Philipp Stiasny told DW why the films remain so modern.
UFA is Germany’s dream factory and it made movie history. Having started 100 years ago, this film company, which is based in Babelsberg near Berlin, is one of the oldest in the country.
The Silent Film Festival in the German city of Bonn offers a fresh chance to see long-lost movies. One recently restored film from 1924, A City Without Jews, is likely to trigger some uncomfortable memories though.
Anna Schudt has won the International Emmy Award in the best actress category, while another nominated German drama left empty-handed.
Dictators are afraid of people with a voice speaking uncomfortable truths, says Ralf Nestmeyer, the coordinator of PEN Germany's Writers in Prison Committee.
Known as the "White Album," the Beatles' ninth studio album came out on November 22, 1968. Going beyond the fab four's LSD psychedelic pop, the iconic work pioneered new musical genres.
Who tops British magazine ArtReview's annual ranking of the most influential players in the art world? This year, it's an art dealer, followed by a painter and, for the first time, a movement.
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?
The Vitra Design Museum shows how the power of kings, popes or top executives is reflected in their seating. Whether a throne or a designer piece, chairs have been used to demonstrate power throughout the ages.
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