Birthday greetings for Germany's top Hollywood director. His career has already spanned almost five decades.
The film was an international success when it appeared nearly 30 years ago. Now "Das Boot" is being relaunched as an eight-part series on pay TV network Sky, this time with strong roles for women.
Germany's second-largest film festival is exploding with great movies. DW looks at 10 noteworthy films showing at the 2018 festival, including a "Das Boot" TV series for fall that's already causing a sensation.
"Das Boot" director Wolfgang Petersen reveals his biggest mistake and tells DW what shocked him about working with Dustin Hoffman. He also explains why his first comedy, "Four vs. the Bank," could only happen in Germany.
Professional and amateur filmmakers submitted films in various categories again this year, vying for the renowned German Human rights film prize. The awards ceremony is on Saturday.
Though Noam Chomsky has made his name as arguably the foremost political dissident of the last half a century, his intellectual legacy is firstly as a linguist. At the age of 90, he continues to talk the talk.
Barrie Kosky loves entertainment and great opera. He seems to have a golden touch - even triumphing at the Bayreuth Festival. We celebrate the cult director and Berliner-by-choice with a special edition of Arts.21.
Lübeck is known as the "Christmas Town of the North“. DW presenter Lukas Stege enjoys the one-time Hanseatic port's medieval charm and inspects Lübeck's Christmas markets.
Sarah Willis celebrates Christmas in Berlin with a visit to the opera Hansel and Gretel at the newly re-opened Berlin State Opera. A quick visit to the Christmas Market next door was also a must!
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