German film composer Hans Zimmer is on a major European tour with over 70 musicians including Lebo M, the voice from "The Lion King" score, and guitarists Johnny Marr and Mike Einziger.
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.
The largest German-language film festival outside Europe is showing feature films and documentaries from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It's a rare opportunity to view them in the US.
Thomas Mann, Günter Grass, Herta Müller – the list of 100 German Must-Reads has no shortage of Nobel laureates. Their works examine the most pressing themes of the West in the 20th century: Nazi Germany, the Cold War and a divided Berlin.
After the controversy related to the band Young Fathers and their support of the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement at last year's Ruhrtriennale, the event's organizers are back with a spectacular program for 2019.
The head of the Ruhrtriennale, Stefanie Carp, was nearly removed from her post after inviting a band critical of Israel state policies to the festival but she held on. A look back as the 2019 events are announced.
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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