For the 25th International Trabant Meeting, fans of the cult car traveled to Germany from all across Europe. Time for DW to take a closer look at the former GDR's most popular ride!
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Bosnia's capital, Sarajevo, this month celebrated the anniversary of its liberation at the end of World War II. To mark the event, the city opened a new museum dedicated to a film about a local hero: a partisan fighter called Walter. The 1972 movie "Walter Defends Sarajevo" became a cult classic — not just in Yugoslavia, but also in China. The museum hopes that'll attract an international crowd.
The filming locations of "Game of Thrones" in Northern Ireland have become true pilgrimage sites for fans of the cult series. As the final season starts, we'll take you to the "real" Westeros.
The tiny Goliath F400 three-wheeled pickup transporter was developed by German engineer and designer Carl F. Borgward. Today, it has cult status.
Action-sports film maker Thierry Donard achieved spectacular shots of extreme sports for his new movie ‘Magnetic – a true Adventure‘ against breathtaking natural backgrounds. Many were shot under highly perilous conditions.
Stan Lee, the creator of many comic heroes in the Marvel universe, has died at the age of 95. His cult creations were revisited in a book published in 2017.
The Star Wars films have a cult following all over the world, including in Russia. That's despite the movies not officially being screened there until the final years of the Soviet Union. But Russian fans have taken their love of them to a new level.
Classic comic character Spirou has turned 80. The very first Spirou comic was published eighty years ago. The little bellboy's adventures quickly gained a cult following. Now, a German artist, Flix of Berlin, has drawn his newest adventure.
The Star Wars fantasy film franchise has gained a global cult following, including in Russia. That's despite the movies not officially screened there until the final years of the Soviet Union. But Russian fans have taken their love for the franchise to another level. Moscow is home to the world's first Saber Fighting School for budding Jedi warriors. Emily Sherwin reports.
Colonia Dignidad, one of the darkest chapters in Chilean - and German history. For 20 years Winfried Hempel was trapped in the sect, an isolated world in which he had to endure slavery and torture. His struggle for justice.
Birgit and Horst Lohmeyer live in a village mainly inhabited by staunch neo-Nazis. Once a year the couple takes a public stand against the right with a rock festival that attract such iconic bands as “Die Ärtze”.
Aloof, independent, hedonistic: The cat is a fascinating creature, from its purrs to its claws. On International Cat Day, DW looks at artists, filmmakers and fashion designers who think felines are the cat's meow.
The Catalans love it: salt cod salad. It's made with shredded salt cod, onions, tomatoes, and black olives. In Spain it's known as Esqueixada: a traditional dish with cult status.
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With its hula dancers, cool surfer dudes and white, sandy beaches: Hawaii is the place to go. Millions of tourists visit the archipelago in search of South Pacific paradise and "Aloha" - the breath of life. What is life really like on these islands?
How were our ancestors capable of building gigantic structures like burial mounds and stone rings, given that the technical possibilities of the Stone Age were still very simple? Archaeologists give us a deep insight into the history of humankind.
When a Harley starts up, its deep rattle and aggressive rumble is truly impressive. Driving a Harley is more than just driving a motorcycle. It expresses a particular attitude towards life — also on the big screen.
The Porsche was born 70 years ago. The sports car has remained true to its roots over the decades, withstanding all the fashions. It now has cult status.
Cars made by Porsche have enjoyed cult status for decades. Never before has the sports car maker done so well in terms of sales and profits — despite its involvement in Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal.
Every spring VW fans from across Europe travel to Austria to celebrate their favorite car. The GTI meet was originally created to attract tourists to Lake Wörth. What began with just a handful of people is now a four-day event, with a huge fan following.
The cult science fiction series was launched in the US on September 8, 1966, but it took years for it to become a worldwide success. Its popularity has continued to this day - through space and time.
The smart forfour is 80 cm longer than the smart fortwo, and has room for the whole family. It’s essentially the big brother to the two-seater cult classic. Our test car was fitted with a three-cylinder 66 kW engine from Renault and a dual-clutch transmission.
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