Cultural life in Germany
Cultural life in Germany is varied and exciting - why not discover it for yourself!
Hollywood star Liam Neeson takes a spectacular dip: during action shots for his latest thriller “Unknown”, which is set in Berlin and opens at German cinemas in March, the famous actor took the plunge at Babelsberg film studios – in 500,000 litres of water. Germany’s largest water tank for filming complex water scenes provided the setting as the taxi carrying Neeson plummeted from a Berlin bridge into the River Spree.
German Dream Factory
With its clear lines, brightness and transparency, the architecture of the new Museum Folkwang in Essen adds a brilliant highlight to the museum landscape of the Ruhr District at the beginning of the European Capital of Culture Ruhr 2010. In just two years British star architect David Chipperfield designed a new home for the internationally renowned art collection of one of the most important German museums, which is opening to visitors for the first time this weekend (30/31 January).