Director Volker Schlöndorff and playwright and novelist Max Frisch were friends. Schlöndorrf has just made another cinematic adaptation of Max Frisch's novels - Return to Montauk - with a dose of personal love story.
Many of director Volker Schlöndorff's films focus on German history, such as "The Tin Drum." He told DW why recent regional election gains for the AfD are just as damaging to the cultural realm as they are to politics.
There are no African films competing at the Berlinale this year, but African filmmaking is going strong. A panel discussion co-hosted by DW Academy and the German Development Ministry discussed its promising future.
Trouble is brewing as people wonder who will follow in Berlinale director Dieter Kosslick's footsteps. Will there be a major change for the Berlin International Film Festival? A group of directors say there should be.
The use of the song, Rock n' Roll Part 2, has set off an ample amount of concern and criticism as many think it means that Glitter will be collecting royalties.
The Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing, who died in 2013 at the age of 94, would have been 100 on October 22. The prolific writer and reluctant feminist icon was one of the 20th century's great storytellers.
Berlin is known for creative spaces and freedom of expression. It attracts artists, musicians, and clubbers from all over the globe. But the scene is changing. The popular club Griessmuehle and techno DJ DVS1 are trying to conserve club culture.
He loved the light bulb: The German designer was renowned for his pioneering and timeless lamps and light installations, including the iconic "Bulb" from 1966.
After US President Trump told Turkish counterpart Erdogan in a letter "not to be a fool" or a "tough guy" on Syria, Hillary Clinton mocked Trump by tweeting a fake diplomatic missive by J. F. Kennedy.
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