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Marilyn Monroe — Myth and Muse

Questions have been asked time and again about the real person behind the myth that was Marilyn Monroe. A new exhibition gives fresh insight into the blonde bombshell’s private life.

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26.12.2018 | 14:53

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Asia Argento’s own sex abuse scandal is a chance for #MeToo

Asia Argento is said to have compelled a minor to having sexual relations. Do the newest revelations damage #MeToo? Not if the movement can correct a mistake from its earliest days, says DW’s Torsten Landsberg.

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22.08.2018 | 14:14

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Bikini never gets old, even at over 70 years old

In 1946, a French engineer came up with a scandalous new piece of clothing for women: the bikini, strips of cloth that revealed more than they hid on the beach and in the pool.

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03.07.2018 | 13:27

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Why time’s up for Harvey Weinstein

After decades of misdeeds, the moment of reckoning has finally arrived for disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. In earlier times, he would have gotten away with it – but not anymore, writes DW’s Kate Ferguson.

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26.05.2018 | 13:39

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‘Mary Magdalene’: A Bible story from the woman’s perspective

The Bible has long inspired films, most of them featuring male leads and mainly male casts. But the latest bucks the trend: the protagonist is neither Jesus nor his apostles but Mary Magdalene, played by Rooney Mara.

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20.03.2018 | 14:59

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German director Katja Benrath: from film student to Oscar nominee

Director Katja Benrath has been nominated for an Oscar for her award-winning short film, “Watu Wote: All of Us.” She spoke to DW about the universal message of her film, the Me Too movement — and Hollywood’s good side.

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31.01.2018 | 15:38

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Red Carpet Revolt

This year the 75th Golden Globe Awards took a rather different turn, intentionally steering away from the glitz and glamour of parading women in designer dresses like cattle. This time the stars banded together to speak up against the superficiality, misogyny, and gender bias that prevails in Hollywood. This comes in the wake of the disclosures about Harvey Weinstein’s harassment of female actresses that has since brought down many other powerful male key players in the industry too.

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16.01.2018 | 9:39

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