Everyone expects Dieter Kosslick, as director of the Berlin International Film Festival, the Berlinale, to get stars on the red carpet. At the same time, as head curator, he’s expected to make sure the choice of films has enough depth.
In Germany, about 300 monasteries and convents open their doors to travelers looking for quiet and contemplation. The popular resort island of Sylt is also home to about 1,500 workers from abroad. And the Komische Oper in Berlin is now outfitted with a multilingual translation system.