Maren Ade can now hope to pick up the best foreign film award for her prize-winning surprise Cannes hit Toni Erdmann. But the competition from Denmark and Iran looks tough.
Nominations for the Oscars have been revealed in Los Angeles. "La La Land," "Moonlight" and "Manchester by the Sea" are well represented - as is a German comedy. The awards will be presented on February 26.
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.
A year after Maren Ade's "Toni Erdmann" took Cannes by storm, the world's most important film festival is paying closer attention to German cinema than it has in a long time - including Diane Kruger's first German film.
The final season of Game of Thrones will begin streaming around the world on April 14. But desperate fans can first check out the work of the show's Emmy-winning artists at a new exhibition, "Unseen Westeros."
The book branch is in a crisis as fewer people are reading print and younger generations are turning to their smartphone. A look at the facts that show developments in Germany's book industry.
January 11 marks International Thank You Day. From ABBA to ZZ Top, we look at the best songs expressing gratitude and revisit the most common ways to say "danke schön" in German.
Bulgaria's second city has been inaugurated as European Capital of Culture 2019, an honor it shares with the Italian city of Matera. Under the motto "Together," Plovdiv kicks off a yearlong celebration of culture.
Hate speech, abuse, belittlement: DW contributor Courtney Tenz looks at how #ToxicTwitter is shifting our culture of debate — and wonders why, if we can't say something nice, we are saying anything at all.
The UK parliament has rejected British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal. If it were up to us, there wouldn't have been a Brexit fuss in the first place. Here are 10 reasons why we don't want to lose the UK.
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