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Spotlight on Germany

Take a closer look at different aspects of life in Germany.

A stroke of luck for German cinema: Maren Ade’s “Toni Erdmann” received a standing ovation at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. Photo (detail): © picture alliance/dpa/Cannes Film Festival

Changing Germany's image

A young generation of directors is taking German cinema in a new direction with intercultural perspectives, unusual narratives, and novel aesthetic approaches. 

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Home is where your WiFi is

You read and hear in the media at regular intervals that people are either moving to the country or moving away from it. What is really going on? Is it an urban or a rural exodus? Where are Germans going?

Protesters at a demonstration against Coronavirus policies in Berlin Photo (detail): picture alliance/Marc Vorwerk/SULUPRESS.DE

“Conflict can build bridges”

Thousands have taken to the streets in Germany to protest the government’s Coronavirus policies. They are a disparate group of people who would otherwise have little or no contact: concerned citizens, conspiracy theorists, new agers and far-right radicals.

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The Onleihe, Goethe-Institut's online library, is full of German books, music, magazines, audio books and movies. And you have free access to this wide range of offers!

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International Livestreams

Kulturama brings international culture into your living room: house concerts live from Buenos Aires, puppet theatre from the kitchen or live acts from the Berlin club scene. Organisers enter their events and open them to international audiences. Spectators can find dates and support artists with donations.