In 1929, Emil Jannings became the first German to win an Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Luise Rainer won twice as Best Lead Actress. Decades later, Maximilian Schell and Christoph Waltz earned their own Oscars.
As the 2018 Academy Awards gets underway in Los Angeles, DW takes a look at the history of the famous film awards and how it has changed since it got started as a 15-minute gala.
International streaming platforms compete for the biggest stars and most exciting series. KINO looks at series trends from Eastern Europe and Scandinavia to Los Angeles: What's hot in the global TV village.
Dictators are afraid of people with a voice speaking uncomfortable truths, says Ralf Nestmeyer, the coordinator of PEN Germany's Writers in Prison Committee.
Known as the "White Album," the Beatles' ninth studio album came out on November 22, 1968. Going beyond the fab four's LSD psychedelic pop, the iconic work pioneered new musical genres.
Who tops British magazine ArtReview's annual ranking of the most influential players in the art world? This year, it's an art dealer, followed by a painter and, for the first time, a movement.
Now performing in Berlin, the South Korean Bangtan Boys, or BTS, with Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook, not only top worldwide album charts, but also social media trends. What's behind the K-Pop craze?
The Vitra Design Museum shows how the power of kings, popes or top executives is reflected in their seating. Whether a throne or a designer piece, chairs have been used to demonstrate power throughout the ages.
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