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.
From Mice Pence's opposition to gay rights to Hungary's anti-immigrant policies, the Berlinale has cinematic replies to global rightist politics. Many come from Germany, which knows first-hand what populism can bring.
The silent movie era lasted just three and a half decades, giving way to the "talkies." Even so, many of those inaudible black and white classics, showing at the Silent Film Festival Bonn, have lost none of their appeal.
His bushy gray beard and determined look are his trademarks. Marx has long since morphed into an icon – and a marketable commodity! The image of the radical revolutionary can sell almost anything, from cars to pop music.
Torn jeans or suits, pathos or frivolity, Bernstein or Beethoven – at the Young Euro Classic in Berlin, young orchestra musicians from around the world meet to share their passion. Clapping is allowed. Just ask the MIAGI youth orchestra from South Africa.
Berlin's international contemporary dance festival pushes the edge of the envelope in 2018, pairing ballet with impressive stunts – as daring dancers and muscular acrobats cheat gravity on stage.
What went on in Berlin in the 90s? An exhibition in the city's storied "Alte Münze" has the answers.
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