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21G.420 Visual Histories: German Cinema 1945 to Present

Prereq: 21G.404, or permission of instructor
Acad Year 2017-2018: U (Fall)
Acad Year 2018-2019: Not offered

12 Units. HASS-H

Studies the history, aesthetics, and cultural contexts of German film since the end of World War II. Explores films of "New German Cinema" by Fassbinder, Wenders, Herzog, and others, and investigates the film tradition of East Germany and the internationalization of German cinema since the 1980s. Special thematic focus on the representation of history in film. Taught in German.

K. Fendt

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