KINO goes behind the scenes to see how German film composer Hans Zimmer created one of his most famous works. In 1995 Zimmer won the Oscar for best original score for "The Lion King". He's been nominated ten times.
The German star composer has worked on over 150 films, from "Rainman" to "Batman v Superman," winning an Oscar for "The Lion King." In this DW interview, he explains how he got his start.
Up for an Oscar, the movie Never Look Away is officially about an artist of another name, but the renowned painter feels it's still too close to his life story and that it "grossly distorts" it, he told The New Yorker.
It tells the fictionalized true story of a woman who gave up her fellow Jews to the Nazis. Critics have condemned the novel Stella by Takis Würger, published this week in Germany, as "Holocaust kitsch."
Is it possible to absorb a completely new piece of music the first time around? Probably not, so this is your chance to re-encounter the piece based on Beethoven that had its premiere last hour.
Dense and compressed: Life in Hong Kong or Tokyo is challenging for its inhabitants. German photographer Michael Wolf has explored their reality through his award-winning works, now on show in Hamburg.
Hate speech, abuse, belittlement: DW contributor Courtney Tenz looks at how #ToxicTwitter is shifting our culture of debate — and wonders why, if we can't say something nice, we are saying anything at all.
Although they were originally designed for athletes, sweatpants are now popular with everyone from Madonna to Barack Obama. Here are some of the famous figures who have helped make this humble clothing item a hit.
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