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Deutsche Welle boosts The Bobs international online award

Deutsche Welle (DW) launches its renowned international contest "The Bobs - Best of Online Activism" with a new approach. The focus is now on the "Freedom of Speech Award."

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Feb 20, 2018 3:28 PM

Berlinale 2018: Willem Dafoe receives Honorary Golden Bear

From a comic book villain to Jesus, Willem Dafoe has portrayed every possible role during his career. With 100 movies in his filmography and counting, the Berlinale awards the American actor an honorary prize.


Feb 20, 2018 2:27 PM

Berlinale: The top titles in the competition

Who will win the Golden Bear? Midway through the Berlin International Film Festival, it's still too early to start serious predictions. Here though we look at works that have received most praise from the critics.


Feb 20, 2018 10:57 AM

German film industry addresses gender inequality at the Berlinale

Along with sexual harassment in the film industry, there's a huge gap in female representation in the media. A panel was held in Berlin to discuss the situation. It was briefly interrupted by far-right activists.


Feb 19, 2018 4:59 PM

Weimar-era film masterpieces showcased at 68th Berlinale

The Retrospective section is one of the highlights of every Berlinale. This year, the festival commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War by devoting its program to (restored) Weimar-era cinema.


Feb 19, 2018 3:45 PM

Everything you need to know about the 2018 Berlinale

Are you ready? The 68th edition of Germany's largest film festival starts this Thursday and will showcase almost 400 new productions. Here are a few highlights of the rich program.


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21st International Festival of Animated Film in Stuttgart

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So what makes for a good animation? At the Festival of Animated Film in Stuttgart, some 80 thousand people came to enjoy the genre in all its variety. They range from top billing animated features to computer games - and everything in between.