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


Class Info

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.

This class has 21F.404, and 21F.474 as prerequisites.

21F.420 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by K. Fendt.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

In the Fall 2013 Subject Evaluations, 21F.420 was rated 6.4 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Visual Histories: German Cinema 1945 to Present site.

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