The German comedy ‘Toni Erdmann’, by director Maren Ade, was THE surprise success of 2016. The film, which focuses on a father-daughter relationship, is now nominated for an Oscar in the Foreign Language Film category.
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's latest work, "Never Look Away," has been shortlisted for a best foreign film Academy Award. Here's more on the work that's also a tribute to the German artist Gerhard Richter.
The awards stand in the shadows of the Oscars — wrongly, as the quality of the films is great. This year, the awards are being presented on December 15 in Seville. Here, we present some of the top contenders.
Films from Scandinavia, the Iberian Peninsula or the Baltic nations: The European Film Awards reflect the continent's linguistic and cultural diversity. But there are still deficits in marketing for the European "Oscar."
Fringes of a taboo-breaking society, fast cars and pioneering alpine works: The exhibition "Modernist cinema" at Bonn's Bundeskunsthalle museum shines a light on one of the most fertile periods of German film.
She launched to fame with "Dragon Rider" in 1997 and has since become one of Germany's most successful authors. In an interview with DW, star kids' author Cornelia Funke spoke about why words can be challenging.
Signature sunglasses and platinum blond hair — Heino looks back at decades of folk and German pop music, and more recently, a foray into heavy metal. At age 80, he is a veritable music legend in the country.
Sometimes you have to look at an artwork twice to really understand how surreal it actually is. These artists have specialized in the art of illusions.
Characters who aren't white, male and straight have always existed in video games. They were just forgotten. High time to remember the beginnings of queer video games!
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