Reading German Film 2

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Reading German Film 2

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    European Studies, Film Studies, Radio - Television - Film

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

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  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: GER5025
    Prerequisite: None
    This module will introduce you to filmmaking in the divided Germany of the post-war period. It will examine the re-establishment of German cinema by the Allies, and look at the role of cinema in the denazification and democratisation of Germany. It aims to allow you to conduct a comparative analysis of cinema in the two German states, and to consider definitions of German national cinema(s). The module aims to introduce the cinematic traditions, styles and genres associated with East and West German cinema, including their respective approaches to the representation of politics, history and the national past, of gender and sexuality, youth and non-conformity, and also their use of genre and popular, art house and experimental styles.
    Assessment: 50.0% Coursework, 50.0% Examination
    Level: 5

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