20th-century German culture through film. The silent era, Weimar, and the instrumentalization of film in the Third Reich. The postwar era: ideological and aesthetic codes of DEFA, new German cinema, and post-Wende filmmaking including Run Lola Run and Goodbye Lenin. Aesthetic aspects of the films including image composition, camera and editing techniques, and relation between sound and image.
Split Images: A Century of Cinema
Overseas Studies in Berlin
General Education Requirement(s):
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II