In 1980 "The Tin Drum" was the first German movie to win a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, followed by “Nowhere in Africa” and “The Lives of Others.” Michael Haneke and Stefan Ruzowitzky have won Oscars too.
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.
Born 90 years ago, Grace Kelly had a short but dazzling film career before becoming the princess of Monaco in 1956. She is remembered today for her cool elegance and genuine warmth.
Author, cultural critic, translator and publisher: Hans Magnus Enzensberger is regarded as an intellectual jack-of-all-trades. From poetry to essays on anarchy, he is still active in the literary world as he turns 90.
Bach is techno — ask DJ Marc Romboy if you don't believe it's true. Romboy takes classical masterpieces and gives them a 21st century, electronic music face-lift.
With Martin Kippenberger, nothing was private. His life was art: intense, loud and excessive. All of his work carried biographic traces. An exhibition at the Bonn Bundeskunsthalle showcases his work.
When does "the" mean "die"? A German-speaking Twitter user's response of "the boomers" reaped a 12-hour account lockout after it was interpreted as an English-language threat.
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