Holocaust research as a wacky farce - can that work? Director Chris Kraus pokes fun at the hypocrisy of Germany’s culture of remembrance and sets the grandchildren of the perpetrators and victims on a collision course.
The week-long festival organized by the Goethe Institut is the largest of its kind in the US — and outside of Europe. Director Fatih Akin's recent Golden Globe win with "In the Fade" has boosted interest in German film.
Films and panels at the Human Rights Film Festival look into the work of reporters in conflict zones. From legendary foreign correspondent Marie Colvin to citizen journalists, here's how war reporting is changing.
For English readers, Saša Stanišić is the most famous author among the six finalists for the literature award. But before they're translated from German, here's a peek at the titles that are seen as this year's best.
The earthy, passionate voice of the small town battler in the US, Springsteen became one of the best stadium concert performers of all time with his E Street Band and remains a global rock music icon.
With her retrospective show "The Cleaner" having its symbolic climax in the city where her career began, the celebrated performance artist is exhibiting in her hometown for the first time in nearly 50 years.
British voters, it seems, stay polite even when they are angry: A Yorkshire man who told the British prime minister to leave his town is hailed as a hero, leading to a top Twitter trend.
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