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.
The Oscar winner who built a career on acclaimed literary adaptations such as his masterpiece "The Tin Drum" brought international recognition to German cinema. At 80 years old, his work continues to resonate.
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.
He directed dark thrillers such as "Psycho," "The Birds" and "Vertigo," but Alfred Hitchcock was smiling while he worked. The legacy of the master of suspense is celebrated in a new book by German publisher Taschen.
Richard Ford is a major American author – and one of the sharpest critics of President Donald Trump. His books are international bestsellers. His first great success came in 1986 with the novel "The Sportswriter".
At the Rheingau Musik Festival, the Bochabela String Orchestra performed "Long Way to Freedom“, a programme which paid hommage to Nelson Mandela. The orchestra's musicians hail from South Africa's townships. Arts.21 went to go see them.
Whether in Helsinki, Paris or Berlin, more and more city dwellers are going river swimming. An exhibition in Basel, Switzerland explores the rising trend. Our reporter and professional swimmer was there and took the plunge into the Rhine for Arts.21.
Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?
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