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 Moscow Jewish Film Festival began its third edition this week, showcasing a proud Jewish film tradition - and sense of humor - in times of religious hate and intolerance. DW's Juri Rescheto reports from Moscow.
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.
The Polish director has had a career spanning nearly six decades. But can his professional work be considered without reflecting on his controversial private life?
V.S. Naipaul, the Nobel Prize-winning British author who analyzed postcolonialism, has died in London. The Trinidad-born son of an Indian civil servant and Oxford graduate wrote the best-seller A House for Mr. Biswas.
"Respect" was Aretha Franklin's first No. 1, but just one of a hundred hits from a career that spanned six decades. Following her death on Thursday, aged 76, DW remembers the Grammy Award winner's most outstanding songs.
Migration is in focus at this year's Ruhrtriennale in western Germany. The experimental program with a premiere by a Syrian director is attractive, but Young Fathers' support of the BDS movement has caused rumblings.
What went on in Berlin in the 90s? An exhibition in the city's storied "Alte Münze" has the answers.
Karl Marx-themed mugs, stickers, magnets and pens do well at the tourism office in the German city of Trier. But a new item, released earlier this year to mark the philosopher's 200th birthday, is the really big hit.
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