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.
Renowned German filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff told DW why he's optimistic about the French election - and why he turned down Steven Spielberg to take on a political crisis.
Along with highlights from the 67th International Berlin Film Festival's packed program, the seven jury members who will be picking the winning films this year have been revealed.
What's in a name? Based on a French box office hit, a new German comedy plays on the fact that "Adolf" still isn't something you can take lightly. But some comedians have successfully managed to do so.
Along with the French comic series, Bell was the award-winning translator behind the English version of German literature classics, including works by Kafka, W.G. Sebald, Stefan Zweig and Siegfried Lenz.
Newcomer bands from around the world test their mettle at the Wacken Open Air's Metal Battle. Sweden’s Chugger won over the jury with more than just their terrifying outfits.
The winning bidder of a Banksy painting that self-destructed at an auction last week has said he will nonetheless go ahead with the purchase. Experts say the shredded painting could be worth more than the original.
Now performing in Berlin, the South Korean Bangtan Boys, or BTS, with Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook, not only top worldwide album charts, but also social media trends. What's behind the K-Pop craze?
Some very famous faces on Europe's creative scene got behind the camera to film special episodes for Euromaxx, DW's lifestyle and culture TV show. The episodes give viewers a one-week backstage pass to the stars' lives.
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