Brunhilde Pomsel was the secretary to Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels. Yet, she refused to see his crimes. A new documentary about the banality of evil forces viewers to ask themselves what they would have done.
A former secretary to Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels has died, aged 106. Brunhilde Pomsel was one of the last remaining people who knew members of the Nazi leadership in person.
Up for two Oscars, the film Never Look Away is officially about an artist of another name, but the German painter feels it's still too close to his life story and that it "grossly distorts" it, he told The New Yorker.
It tells the fictionalized true story of a woman who gave up her fellow Jews to the Nazis. Critics have condemned the novel Stella by Takis Würger, published this week in Germany, as "Holocaust kitsch."
Is it possible to absorb a completely new piece of music the first time around? Probably not, so this is your chance to re-encounter the piece based on Beethoven that had its premiere last hour.
Dense and compressed: Life in Hong Kong or Tokyo is challenging for its inhabitants. German photographer Michael Wolf has explored their reality through his award-winning works, now on show in Hamburg.
If you want to take pictures with your smartphone and quickly share beautiful photos, you need effective tools for image editing. DW Digital is testing the most popular apps. This week: "Vimage".
Idioms based on body parts are popular in both English and German, but they aren't identical. In Germany, stones drop from hearts and some people live on big feet.
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