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.
One is mistaken in calling this a story of disdain about boarding school life. Robert Musil's debut novel is about power and abuse, of cadets as sadistic torturers. It was a literary prophecy of the rise of fascism.
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.
The long-awaited biopic about the band Queen is finally here. Lead singer Freddie Mercury is played by Hollywood star Rami Malek. He gives a brilliant performance that’s already generating Oscars buzz.
DW presents German novels that capture the unparalleled brutality of the Nazis and the Holocaust without too much pathos or downplaying these atrocities. This dark chapter plays an important role in German literature.
A concert venue in eastern Germany has blocked leftist punk band Feine Sahne Fischfilet from performing over fears they could incite far-right protesters. Critics have called the decision an assault on artistic freedom.
Visual art is probably something you don't typically associate with people who are visually impaired. But South Korean sculpturer Goh Hong-seok might defy your expectations. The legally blind artist makes enormous and complex installations with a material that might also blow your mind. Reporter Jason Strother met Goh at his studio just outside Seoul.
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."
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