Berlin has become a favorite backdrop for graphic novels published in a multitude of languages. The city inspires everything from hipster tales to edgy science fiction.
The world-renowned comic book artist and writer, known for contemplative works such as "A Distant Neighbourhood" and "The Walking Man," has died aged 69. His publisher praised him as "extraordinarily kind and gentle."
The French graphic novelist Riad Sattouf is best known for his memoir, "The Arab of the Future." DW met him to discuss his latest series, "Esther's Notebooks," which tells stories from the perspective of a young girl.
The latest science-fiction film by the French director is the most expensive film ever made in Europe. The storyline might feel familiar - but fans are presumably into such movies for other thrills anyway.
Berlin's popularity with tourists is growing, but so is local residents' resentment: noise, rubbish levels and prices are rising. Is the tourism boom backfiring? We assess the mood in Berlin's Kreuzberg district.
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