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GER 370: The History of German Cinema

Virginia Wesleyan University
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  • Class Start

    October 20, 2021

  • Class End

    December 10, 2021

  • Drop Day

    October 26, 2021

  • Term

    Fall 2021

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About this course

GER 370: The History of German Cinema is offered online by Virginia Wesleyan University. In this course we will be exploring the history of German Cinema from its early days during the Weimar Republic (Germany between the two World Wars) to the present day. Attention will be given to the social, political, and cultural aspects of Germany as related through selected German films.

Required Text

German Culture through Film: An Introduction of German Cinema Second Edition by Robert Reimer, Reinhard Zachau, and Margit Sinka. ISBN: 9781585108565. Be sure to purchase the SECOND EDITION of the text since many of the readings you will need are not included in the first edition. 2. You will need to find the following articles from the following scholarly journals, available on scholarly databases (such as J-STOR): Bernstein, Matthew H., “The Lives of Others: On a Story of Surveillance, Betrayal, Tragedy, and Redemption,” in Film Quarterly, Volume 61, Number 1, Fall 2007 Vila, Xavier and Alice Kuzniar, “Witnessing Narration in Wings of Desire,” in Film Criticism, Volume 16, Number 3, Spring 1992 Whalen, Tom, “Run Lola Run,” in Film Quarterly, Volume 53, Number 3, Spring 2000

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