Was it an attack, a case of mistaken identity, or a rape? In the marital thriller “The Salesman,” Iranian director Asghar Farhadi again portrays a society caught among taboos, outdated concepts of honor, and modern life.
The Iranian star of an Oscar-nominated movie announced that she would boycott the Hollywood film awards. Taraneh Alidoosti said she is protesting US President Donald Trump's proposed visa bans on some Muslim countries.
The six filmmakers nominated for the foreign film Oscar have called for the Academy Award to go to people fighting for unity and the freedom of expression. At the French 'Cesars' George Clooney voiced similar concerns.
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's latest work, "Never Look Away," has been shortlisted for a best foreign film Academy Award. Here's more on the work that's also a tribute to the German artist Gerhard Richter.
She launched to fame with "Dragon Rider" in 1997 and has since become one of Germany's most successful authors. In an interview with DW, star kids' author Cornelia Funke spoke about why words can be challenging.
He's hard to miss with his black sunglasses and cap-like blond hair: Heino is Germany's most famous folk music star and a cult figure, and at 80, he's still going strong.
As of 2019, visitors to Berlin's Museum Island complex will gain access to its different museums via a new building, the James Simon Gallery designed by star architect David Chipperfield.
Queer characters in video games still cause a major uproar. This, despite the fact that they've played a role in the games from the very start, as an exhibition in Berlin shows.
Was there always a hearty feast during the Christmas season or were the holidays celebrated quite differently in the past? Cultural anthropologist Gunther Hirschfelder speaks with DW about a seductive sin: gluttony.
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