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.
"Honig im Kopf" was one of Germany's top box office hits. Til Schweiger directed a remake of his own film, but "Head Full of Honey" bombed in the US. As it's released in Germany, a film expert compares comedy traditions.
"Green Book" has garnered the Oscar for best film, but it's not the first to tackle the subject of racism. We take a look at 16 remarkable films addressing the topic.
"The Cakemaker": the award-winning film director Ofir Graizer also works as a chef. The Israeli filmmaker spoke to DW about finding parallels between Jerusalem and Berlin, homosexuality and filmmaking in Israel.
Lannisters against the Starks, Baratheons versus Targaryens. Never heard these names before? If you want to catch up on "Game of Thrones" before the final season begins, here's a high-speed, spoiler-filled review.
One of the doyennes of crime writing is visiting the island of Usedom to read in a literary program with the title "Thinking of Germany." DW took the opportunity to ask the American author about her own thoughts.
Producing great music: two Chopin piano concertos are meticulously rearranged by Mikhail Pletnev and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra with the young Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov on the grand piano.
Provenance research attempts to track down the history of the possession of artworks. Many museums and other institutions attempt to tackle the challenge, but there's still a lot of work to do.
What started as an online student directory aimed at ranking women by their looks quickly grew into the world's most popular social media platform. But as DW's Courtney Tenz argues, we might be happier Facebook free.
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