Known for his roles in European movies like ‘Wings of Desire’ or ‘Downfall’ as well as Hollywood productions like ‘The Manchurian Candidate’ Bruno Ganz is one of Europe’s most recognized actors.
When 22 women from across Germany went head to head February 24 to take home the coveted Miss Germany crown, they followed in the high-heeled footsteps of decades of ladies before them.
Germany now has a federal ministry for "Heimat." But what does "homeland" have to do with German cinema? DW spoke with a film expert about how Germany's struggles with national identity have played out on the big screen.
"Honig im Kopf" was one of Germany's top box office hits. Til Schweiger directed a remake of his own film, but "Head Full of Honey" bombed in the US. As it's released in Germany, a film expert compares comedy traditions.
Jesus is a social revolutionary striking against the exploitation of refugees in the film project "The New Gospel," by Swiss director Milo Rau. Here's what the political activist's "Revolt of Dignity" looks like.
Every year on November 15, PEN International highlights the cases of five writers who've been harassed for their work. This year: Lydia Cacho, Stella Nyanzi, Nedim Türfent, Galal El-Behairy and Shakthika Sathkumara.
British musician Brian Eno has composed music for films and space. An asteroid has just been named for him. He’s reissuing his legendary album "Apollo” to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. A talk about the sound of the universe.
The Starmus Festival has seen greats such as Hans Zimmer, Brian May, Neil Armstrong and Stephen Hawking. This global festival of science communication and art is taking place in Zurich for the fifth time this year. The star of 2019 is the moon.
Video games have driven technological progress, while game developers have long tried to get the most out of technology. Over time, new genres and fantastic digital game worlds have emerged.
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