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Germany's 'In the Fade' wins Golden Globe for foreign language film
Golden Globes 2018: "Aus dem Nichts" von Fatih Akin nominiert 
Colombia after 50 years of conflict | DW Documentary
German broadcasters drop Roger Waters concerts over anti-Semitism accusations
"Familie Braun" holt International Emmy Award
Heroin addiction in the USA | DW Documentary
Alice Merton: Rising star with a pop degree | PopXport
2018-01-13 12:08:42 With her single "No Roots," Alice Merton landed an international pop hit. The celebrated newcomer released the track on her own – and she learned how from her studies at the pop music academy in Mannheim.   Read More ...
Ice-Cold Art: The polar bear photographer | Euromaxx
2018-01-13 12:08:26 Nature photographer Norbert Rosing has roamed the Arctic for decades. He lies in wait in icy temperatures to capture very special photographs of polar bears and other shy Arctic animals.   Read More ...
Pixel art made from fuse beads | DW English
2018-01-13 12:08:10 Swedish artist Johan Karlgren revives the cartoon, film, and video game heroes of the 1990s. His pixellated figures fit the taste of many retro fans on Instagram.   Read More ...
Instagram-Babe Demi Rose - Bei diesem Po vergisst MANN jede Kardashian
2018-01-12 17:00:31 Spieglein, Spieglein an der Wand, wer hat den schönsten Po im ganzen Land? Die einen finden, der schönste Po der Welt gehört Reality-TV-Star Kim Kardashian (37). Andere schwören auf die berühmte Kiste von Superstar Jennifer Lopez (48). Seit einer Weile gibt es aber eine junge Dame, die den beiden Booty-Queens ordentlich Konkurrenz macht – Instagram-Model Demi Rose (22)! Die Britin zeigt gern und ziemlich offen ihre Kurven – vor allem auch ihre Kehrseite   Read More ...
A blind photographer and other world stories | DW Documentary
2018-01-12 00:07:27 This week on World Stories: A blind photographer in Germany, African avocados for Europe, China’s communist toursim and acoustic fences to keep baboons at bay in South Africa. _______ Exciting, powerful and informative – DW Documentary is always close to current affairs and international events. Our eclectic mix of award-winning films and reports take you straight to the heart of the story. Dive into different cultures, journey across distant lands, and discover the inner workings of modern-day life. Subscribe and explore the world around you – every day, one DW Documentary at a time. Subscribe to DW Documentary: For more   Read More ...
German film festival in city
2018-01-11 17:17:59 A dozen German films, including Fassbinder’s 1973 film Ali: Fear Eats the Soul and Herzog’s Heart of Glass, will be screened at the three-day German film festival beginning here on Saturday. The festival, organised by the Goethe Zentrum, Thiruvananthapuram and the Aswini Film Society, Kozhikode, will feature some of the best films made in Germany in the recent years. Organisers said the films would give a bird’s eye view of the recent trends in German films and the topics and themes that attract major film-makers   Read More ...
Neues Toyota Museum in Köln | DW Deutsch
2018-01-10 12:13:14 Am Deutschland Hauptsitz in Köln entsteht Toyotas erstes eigenes Museum. Der 2016 verstorbene Toyota-Händler Peter Pichert hat über die Jahre eine der größten privaten Toyota-Sammlungen außerhalb Japans aufgebaut. Mehr Motor mobil unter: http://www.dw.com/de/tv/motor-mobil/s   Read More ...
A New Toyota Museum in Cologne | DW English
2018-01-10 12:12:52 Toyota's first museum outside Japan has opened in Cologne, Germany. Many of the exhibits come from the collection of the late Peter Pichert. He was a Toyota dealer in Passau and built one of the world's largest private collections of Toyotas. For more Drive it! go to: http://www.dw.com/en/tv/drive-it/s-9690.   Read More ...
Sabrina Walks Into A German Speaking Class | Season 2 Ep. 11 | THE MICK
2018-01-10 08:08:33 abrina walks into a German speaking class and is then sent to the principal's office. Subscribe now for more The Mick clips: Catch full episodes now: See more of The Mick on our official site: Like The Mick on Facebook: Follow The Mick on Twitter: Follow The Mick on Instagram: Like FOX on Facebook: Follow FOX on Twitter: Add FOX on Google+: Giving a whole new meaning to the phrase “dysfunctional family,” hit comedy THE MICK returns for its second season with all-new outrageous shenanigans – from inadvertent kidnappings to minor crossbow injuries. The series stars Kaitlin Olson as MICKEY, an unapologetic degenerate stuck raising her spoiled niece (Sofia Black-D’Elia) and nephews (Thomas Barbusca, Jack Stanton) amid the lap of luxury in Greenwich, CT   Read More ...
Monster Hunter World gets final beta on PlayStation 4
2018-01-08 18:28:31 Capcom has revealed that the third and final beta for Monster Hunter World will begin Friday, January 19, 2018, at 2 a.m. (UTC) and end Monday, January 22 at 1:59 a.m. (UTC). The download client, for the PlayStation 4 beta, will be available for pre-load two days ahead of the start of the beta on the 17th of January 2018. In regards to content for the beta, Capcom stated that: “For this third and final round of the beta, we’re adding a new quest featuring the fearsome Nergigante! Take this last opportunity to dive into the new world of Monster Hunter ahead of the game’s release!” The developer further revealed that: “The Beta will use worldwide multiplayer matchmaking to test server load for the upcoming release   Read More ...
Germany's 'In the Fade' wins Golden Globe for foreign language film
2018-01-08 17:31:06 LOS ANGELES (AFP) - "In the Fade," the German thriller about neo-Nazi violence, on Sunday won the Golden Globe for best foreign language film. The film triumphed in a category that included Swedish black comedy "The Square," which took the Palme d'Or at Cannes, and "First They Killed My Father," the true story of a Cambodian child soldier directed by Angelina Jolie   Read More ...
Heidi Klum und Emily Ratajkowski: Knutschen bei den Golden Globes
2018-01-08 12:46:13 Der Golden Globe für den besten Film? Vergessen. Für die tollste Schauspielerin? Wurscht. Zumindest ganz kurz. Wegen dieses Anblicks: Heidi Klum (44) und Emily Ratajkowski (26) knutschen bei der wichtigsten Preisverleihung vor den Oscars im März. Da hätten die Verantwortlichen der Golden Globes ruhig noch eine Trophäe springen lassen können. Die Highlights der Golden Globes Es sollte ein einfaches, aber wirkungsvolles Zeichen sein: Protest in schwarzen Kleidern   Read More ...
Fatih Akin gewinnt „Golden Globe“
2018-01-08 04:45:44 Wir haben einen „Golden Globe“! Der deutsche Regisseur Fatih Akin hat in Los Angeles die begehrte Trophäe für seinem Film „Aus dem Nichts“ in der Kategorie „Bester fremdsprachiger Film“ gewonnen! Akin dankte auf der Bühne unter anderem seiner Hauptdarstellerin Diane Kruger. „Das ist deine, das ist unsere“, sagte er. Mehr zum deutschen „Golden Globe“-Gewinner Sie kam elegant im dunkelgrünen Einteiler – und verewigte sich sichtlich bewegt im Goldenen Buch der Stadt Hamburg   Read More ...
Golden Globes: Fatih Akin gewinnt mit "Aus dem Nichts"
2018-01-08 04:42:05 Das deutsche NSU-Drama "Aus dem Nichts" von Regisseur Fatih Akin hat den Golden Globe als bester nicht-englischsprachiger Film gewonnen. Das gab der Verband der Auslandspresse am Sonntagabend bei der 75. Golden-Globe-Gala in Beverly Hills bekannt. "Aus dem Nichts" mit Hauptdarstellerin Diane Kruger ist in diesem Jahr auch der deutsche Oscar-Kandidat. Akin dankte auf der Bühne unter anderem seiner Hauptdarstellerin. "Das ist deine, das ist unsere", sagte er zu Kruger   Read More ...
Golden Globes: Fatik Akin gewinnt mit "Aus dem Nichts"
2018-01-08 04:02:10 Das deutsche NSU-Drama "Aus dem Nichts" von Regisseur Fatih Akin hat den Golden Globe als bester nicht-englischsprachiger Film gewonnen. Das gab der Verband der Auslandspresse am Sonntagabend bei der 75. Golden-Globe-Gala in Beverly Hills bekannt. "Aus dem Nichts" mit Hauptdarstellerin Diane Kruger ist in diesem Jahr auch der deutsche Oscar-Kandidat. Akin dankte auf der Bühne unter anderem seiner Hauptdarstellerin. "Das ist deine, das ist unsere", sagte er zu Kruger   Read More ...
Girl bands, boy bands, and the top hits of 90s music | DW Documentary
2018-01-02 00:04:33 They’re simple, catchy and they’re everywhere. This film tells the story of the top music tracks from the nineties and the pop culture that produced them. This report explores a phenomenon that - in parallel to the New Economy on the financial markets - became a highly lucrative segment of the Pop world. Boy bands and girl groups have been a fixture of pop culture ever since the original soul era. In the 1990s the likes of Britain’s Take That, Ireland’s Boyzone, and The Backstreet Boys and NSync from the US rode on a new wave of the genre. With the phenomenon until then featuring only male performers, British music mogul Simon Fuller created a new all-girl group: the Spice Girls! The female quartet were touted as champions of feminism - albeit a variety where Mel C praised her bra rather than burning it   Read More ...
Actress Marlene Dietrich Is the Inspiration Behind Today’s Google Doodle
2017-12-27 06:47:05 German actress Marlene Dietrich of Hollywood’s Golden Era is being celebrated with Wednesday’s Google Doodle. Marlene Dietrich gained success in Germany during the 1930s, and was in Germany’s first talking picture, Der Blaue Engel, according to Google. Dietrich was later in the English version The Blue Angel. Marlene Dietrich also found success in the United States, starring in notable films including Morocco, Shanghai Express and The Devil Is a Woman   Read More ...
Review: ‘In the Fade’ Is a Tale of Grief and Violence in Modern Germany
2017-12-27 06:13:03 “In the Fade,” the new film by Fatih Akin, is divided into three parts. The first two follow a pattern that will be familiar to “Law & Order” fans. A crime is investigated, and then a trial conducted, with a few twists and reversals on the way to the verdict. The emphasis, though, falls less on the procedural aspects of the case than its psychological effects, specifically on Katja Sekerci (Diane Kruger), a German woman whose husband and young son are killed in a bombing in Hamburg   Read More ...
A German cinematographer's love affair with Indian cinema
2017-12-27 06:01:19 Even as World War Two broke, Josef Wirsching was busy on the movie sets in Bombay (later renamed Mumbai), often called the Indian city of dreams and home to Bollywood. The Munich-born German worked on more than 17 Hindi and Urdu films as the cinematographer of Bombay Talkies, a studio set up by the legendary movie mogul Himanshu Rai and star actress Devika Rani   Read More ...
Lady Gaga und Kim Kardashian: Was sich Promis zu Weihnachten schenken
2017-12-24 11:00:40 Von der Luxus-Badewanne bis zum echten Barbie-Mobil – BILD trägt die verrücktesten (und protzigsten) Geschenke der Promis zusammen: ★ Lady Gaga ★ „Das Leben ist kein Ponyhof“, heißt es ja. Lady Gaga (31) sieht das anders: Die bekam vor zwei Jahren von ihrem Plattenlabel ein weißes Pferd geschenkt – und war ganz angetan. Auf Instagram schrieb die Sängerin: „Heute wurde mir an meine Tür ein weißer Engel aus dem Himmel geliefert   Read More ...
Review: In ‘A German Life,’ Goebbels’s Secretary Explains Her Actions
2017-12-21 13:07:05 “A German Life” is likely to be the last new movie of its kind: a documentary that presents contemporary testimony from someone who witnessed the inner workings of the Nazi high command. The movie is taken from 30 hours of interviews with Brunhilde Pomsel, who served as a secretary to Joseph Goebbels and was 103 when the film was shot. (She died in January at 106   Read More ...
Art collective helmet that gives you animal vision
2017-12-18 14:07:28 (13 Dec 2017) LEADIN A German art collective has invented a helmet that gives you 'animal' vision. The 'Eyesect helmet' has two cameras that stream separately to the two eyes - creating the closest thing to what an insect or small animal might see. STORYLINE This helmet looks like something straight out of a science fiction movie. It is called the 'Eyesect' helmet, and it has been created by a German tech and art collective called 'The Constitute'. The idea was to create something that would let humans experience the way insects or small animals see the world. Christian Zoellner, one of the inventors of the Eyesect helmet, explains: "The cameras are streaming separately to the eyes   Read More ...
The German behind the Bombay Talkies camera
2017-12-16 15:15:47 Bombay Talkies, India’s hugely innovative production house, was founded in 1934 by the pioneering actor-director Himansu Rai and his wife, actress Devika Rani, who took charge of the studio after Rai’s death in 1940. Josef Wirsching (1903-1967) was a German cinematographer whose deep association with Indian cinema began when he worked with German filmmaker/ photographer Franz Osten (1876-1956) on Prem Sanyas (The Light of Asia, 1925), an Indo-European film on the Buddha, which was shot on location in Jaipur and other cities   Read More ...
The exhibition, A Cinematic Imagination: Josef Wirsching and the Bombay Talkies, is about the German behind the Bombay Talkies camera
2017-12-16 13:13:01 Bombay Talkies, India’s hugely innovative production house, was founded in 1934 by the pioneering actor-director Himansu Rai and his wife, actress Devika Rani, who took charge of the studio after Rai’s death in 1940. Josef Wirsching (1903-1967) was a German cinematographer whose deep association with Indian cinema began when he worked with German filmmaker/ photographer Franz Osten (1876-1956) on Prem Sanyas (The Light of Asia, 1925), an Indo-European film on the Buddha, which was shot on location in Jaipur and other cities   Read More ...
After the Escape - How art helps refugees feel at home | DW Documentary
2017-12-15 18:12:07 Art is not normally associated with integration. But it can help. This film tells the stories of five immigrants who have enriched Germany's culture. Refugees have long used art and culture to make new homes for themselves in foreign lands. This stretches not only them, but their host country too. This film is about five refugees, named Judith Kerr, Aeham Ahmad, Saša Stanišić, Nneka Egbuna and Antonio Skármeta. Each came from a different continent, four settled in Germany. All five have one thing in common: They all fled war, hardship or persecution and started over in a new and unfamiliar place   Read More ...
Wim Wenders: 'Europe's treasure is in its diversity' - cinema
2017-12-14 20:03:05 He is one of Europe's most iconic film directors and producers, whose award-winning movies include 'Paris, Texas' (1984) and 'Wings of Desire' ('Der Himmel über Berlin', 1987) - he's also a three-time Oscar nominee for documentaries like 'Buena Vista Social Club'. Wenders is the president of the "European Film Academy": which organises the annual European Film Awards. Launched in 1988 as a European alternative to the Oscars, the event marke… READ MORE : What are the top stories today? Click to watch: euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! euronews is available in 13 languages: In English: Website:   Read More ...
Art at the click of a mouse | DW English
2017-12-11 18:09:15 Auction houses like Sotheby's and Christie's are letting customers make bids online. Platforms like Artsy or Artnet are online only. How digitalization is changing the art world. For more go to http://www.dw.com/en/top-stories/arts   Read More ...
Golden Globes 2018: "Aus dem Nichts" von Fatih Akin nominiert 
2017-12-11 14:43:01 "Aus dem Nichts" geht für Deutschland in das Rennen um den Golden Globe. Das NSU-Drama von Regisseur Fatih Akin wurde in der Sparte "Bester nicht-englischsprachiger Film" nominiert. Dort tritt unter anderem auch der Auslands-Film "First They Killed My Father" (Kambodscha) an, sowie die gerade mit dem Europäischen Filmpreis ausgezeichnete Kunstbetriebs-Satire "The Square". Der letzte deutsche Film, der den Golden Globe nach Deutschland holte, war 2010 das Schwarz-Weiß-Drama "Das weiße Band" von Michael Haneke   Read More ...
'The Square' is the star of the show!
2017-12-10 10:00:01 'The Square' was the big winner at the European Film Awards in Berlin on Saturday night. Ruben Östlund's Swedish art gallery satire won no fewer than six prizes including Best Director and Best Screenwriter for Östlund, Best Actor for its male lead, Claes Bang, and Best Film. The movie, about the curator of a museum filled with grotesquely pretentious conceptual art, had already won the top Palme d'Or prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival   Read More ...
European Film Awards: May the best movie win!
2017-12-09 11:00:02 Final preparations are underway in Berlin for the 30th European Film Awards - honouring the greatest achievements in cinema on the continent. Veteran German director Wim Wenders is the President of the European Film Academy, organiser of an event that began when Europe was still separated by the Iron Curtain. "We wanted every nominee to feel honored and for it to be a celebration of European cinema   Read More ...
10 on trial over deaths in Germany's Love Parade in 2010
2017-12-08 12:27:41 BERLIN (AP) — Ten people have gone on trial in Germany on charges related to a deadly mass panic at the Love Parade techno music festival in 2010. Twenty-one people died on July 24, 2010, in a crush in a packed tunnel that was the sole access point to the music event in the western city of Duisburg, and more than 650 were injured   Read More ...
In Era of Trump, Germany Seeks a Stronger Role Abroad
2017-12-05 20:10:32 Photo BERLIN — The changes ushered in by President Trump mean that Germany, and Europe, must define and defend their own interests and embark on a more independent and assertive foreign policy, Germany’s acting foreign minister said on Tuesday. The official, Sigmar Gabriel, called for a new willingness to clash with Washington on any range of issues, including trade and Iran   Read More ...
Art auctions go digital | DW English
2017-12-05 12:12:54 Lempertz, one of Europe's foremost art auction houses, is putting up works by painter Gerhard Richter for sale. He’s regarded as one of the most prominent living artists. What prices are expected for the works? For more about art auction http://www.dw.com/en/leonardo-da-vinc   Read More ...
Berlin art show shocks with jihadist ‘martyrs’ display
2017-12-04 21:27:53 BERLIN, Germany — A Berlin art installation dedicated to “martyrs” has prompted outrage by including one of the Paris jihadist terrorists alongside the likes of Martin Luther King and Socrates, with the French embassy calling the display “deeply shocking.” The so-called “Martyr Museum” by a Danish art collective shows the portraits of 20 people throughout history who “died for their convictions,” accompanied by short biographies   Read More ...
Opera singer Xolane Marmam joins Germany's Mannheim Opera House
2017-12-03 18:05:31 A young opera singer from Knysna in the Southern Cape will be jetting off to Germany next month to study at the prestigious Mannheim Opera House. 29-year-old Xolane Marmam is currently completing his postgraduate diploma in music at the University of Cape Town. Already an accomplished tenor, he aims to add the position of opera director to his resume. Marman has received tremendous support from his community.   Read More ...
Faith Matters - Women in the Driving Seat - Revolution at the Vatican | DW English
2017-12-03 18:05:15 A woman is running the Vatican Museums for the first time in their 500-year history. One year ago, Pope Francis appointed the 56-year-old Italian art historian, Barbara Jatta, to manage the papal collections, which contain a staggering quarter-million objects and attract some six million visitors each year.   Read More ...
Church bell heavyweight | DW Documentary
2017-12-03 18:05:09 The heaviest free-swinging bell in the world for the new Romanian-Orthodox cathedral in Bucharest is being made by the Grassmayr bell foundry in Innsbruck. It weighs more than 25 tons and is larger than any bell that has come before. In spite of advanced technology, it’s a project that will still require a lot of manual labor and take months to complete. This bell will ring out in the Romanian capital for the next few centuries. It will be the world’s largest free-swinging bell to date. Work on this scale is no everyday matter for a foundry. This bell foundry, which is owned by the Grassmayr family, has been in business continuously since 1599, and yet this project is the biggest challenge in the company’s history   Read More ...
Why Did Düsseldorf Cancel an Art Show Honoring a Victim of the Nazis?
2017-12-02 19:05:28 BONN, Germany — The mayor of Düsseldorf is coming under intense fire for canceling an exhibition about the Jewish art dealer Max Stern, who was forced to liquidate his gallery there after the Nazis took power before World War II. Critics of the decision to cancel the show, which had been scheduled to open in February at the city’s Stadtmuseum, now include the German culture minister   Read More ...
Slavery in the 21st century | DW Documentary
2017-12-02 18:05:32 lavery has been officially abolished. But it still exists in today’s society - from child labor to trafficking there are severe human rights abuses. According to new figures, it is estimated that 35 million people are suffering under slavery. It is a booming global business, relying on oppression and exploitation. The film shows the many forms slavery can take in today’s world: from political imprisonment, to child labor to the forcible recruitment of child soldiers as well as more classical forms of physical and economic exploitation. Without slavery, most of the products we consume everyday would be significantly more expensive. The renowned slavery expert Professor Kevin Bales from the University of Roehampton in London calculates there are about 27 million slaves in the latter category worldwide, although recent estimates put the figure as high as 35 million   Read More ...
Kleine Pause in Miami | So GAGA relaxt ’ne<br />LADY am Strand
2017-12-02 14:00:13 Eine Lady und ihre Liege: Stefani Germanotta (31) entspannt von ihrer Welttournee. Als Lady Gaga promotet sie ihr Album „Joanne“, zwischen den Auftritten erholt sie sich von dem ganzen Stress am Meer. Mit einer Extra-Prise Exzentrik präsentierte Lady Gaga, ganz Showgirl, dann noch ihre knackige Vorder- und Rückseite. Auch wenn die Kulisse ausnahmsweise weniger traumhaft war: wüstes Meer, bedeckter Himmel, grauer Sandstrand   Read More ...