ʺToni Erdmannʺ will be representing Germany for the 2017 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. A brave decision! Berlin’s Volksbühne has been named the German-speaking world’s joint Theater of the Year.
Iconic Berlin theater directors Peymann and Castorf leave - and predict the end of theater. Nonsense, says DW's Gero Schliess, who looks forward to Chris Dercon's first season at the helm of the Volksbühne theater.
Berlin Volksbühne's new theater director starts off his first season with a dance performance and Samuel Beckett. Chris Dercon told DW how he wants to experiment on stage and how he's working hard to be accepted.
Passionate portrait of punk band Feine Sahne Fischfilet and their charismatic singer Monchi. They come from a region in eastern Germany where xenophobia is on the rise and have made a name for themselves by taking a stand against neo-Nazis.
The International Literature Festival in Berlin offered a preview of the second volume of the book series Refugees Worldwide. Its authors sign literary reports and essays delving into the refugee situation.
Belgium will not extradite rapper Valtonyc, who was sentenced to prison for lyrics that praise terror groups and insult the Spainish monarchy. The case has raised concerns that Madrid is cracking down on free speech.
If deep-sea diving makes you yawn, why not try a museum visit on the seafloor? But you may need a diving license as your entry ticket! There are quite a few unusual activities you can do below the waves.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
From "uncultured" attire to global fashion item: There is a lot to know about this typical Oktoberfest attire. DW looks at some surprising facts behind Lederhosen's history and production, as well as the latest trends.
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