• Why the US remake of “honey in the head” flopped

    Why the US remake of “honey in the head” flopped0

    US media has torn Til Schweiger’s “honey in the head” remake. Now “Head Full of Honey” comes to German cinema. Why do German comedies only find Germans funny? American Studies Professor Christof Decker gives reasons. Seven million spectators flocked to Germany in Til Schweiger’s tragicomedy “Honey in the head”. Reason enough for the producer and director to make a

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  • From May, Venice will take “entrance fees” from tourists

    From May, Venice will take “entrance fees” from tourists0

    For a long time Venice has been trying to regulate tourist flows better. For this purpose, an entrance fee for day tourists should now also contribute. Other cities in Italy also see this measure as meaningful. From May, day tourists in Venice will be asked to pay. It should be moderate three euros per person, announced Mayor Luigi

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  • Archaeological rarity: remnants of a wagon grave are being restored

    Archaeological rarity: remnants of a wagon grave are being restored0

    The Germanic National Museum has received a rare excavation from the Bronze Age – the remains of a so-called Wagengrabes. In the next few years they will be reviewed, restored and exhibited. Unfortunately, the superlative “sensational finding” is used too arrogantly in archeology. A sensational find are the remains of a wagon grave from the Bronze Age

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  • Sinti and Roma present their cultures for the first time in the “RomArchive”

    Sinti and Roma present their cultures for the first time in the “RomArchive”0

    With the digital “RomArchive” Sinti and Roma want to make their arts and cultures more visible in the future. They also act against prejudice. Federal President Steinmeier supports the initiative. “This project has historical significance for our minority in Germany and Europe,” says Romani Rose at the presentation of the  RomArchive , the digital archive of the Sinti and

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  • “Desire is not to empty the museums”

    “Desire is not to empty the museums”0

    Art historian Bénédicte Savoy and economist Felwine Sarr on stolen objects, exchanges with African and European colleagues, and expectations and fears on both sides. African heritage should no longer be a prisoner of European museums, France’s President Macron announced in 2017. He was serious and asked for expertise on what a restitution could look like. At

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  • Cindy Sherman: The true selfie queen

    Cindy Sherman: The true selfie queen0

    She is one of the most sought-after artists in the world: The American Cindy Sherman staged herself – and criticized among other things, the simplified representation of the woman in the media. Now she is 65 years old. You’re never too old for a selfie – or for Instagram. At least not, if you call Cindy Sherman:

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