DW-TV's cinema team picks the best German films of all time. Including an anti-war film from the 1950s, a love story set between Hamburg and Istanbul, and a political thriller from behind the Berlin Wall.
On the Weimar era centennial, a retrospective of silent movies from a time of great creativity and innovation is featured at the German Historical Museum. Curator Philipp Stiasny told DW why the films remain so modern.
While many debut films have marked the start of a successful career for some directors, others were quickly forgotten.Here are some of the best debut films by German directors.
German theater directors are calling for the release of detained Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov, who's been charged with embezzlement. Actress Cate Blanchett and filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff are among the signees.
Can cinema change the world? Five filmmakers believe it can. They show people traumatized by war in Mozambique, the willful destruction of nature in Brazil, the fight against racism in the US and child poverty in Lebanon. An Arts.21 Special.
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.
Another stone has been laid in the mosaic of the coming Beethoven anniversary year. At the International Trade Show (ITB) in Berlin, the Beethovenfest Bonn is giving a sneak preview of its special lineup.
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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