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GERM 2218 German Feature Film: A Survey (Fall/Spring: 3 )

Course Description

An introduction to feature films from Germany and Austria from the 1920s to the present. Questions of personal, cultural, gendered, sexual, religious, and national identity give the course thematic cohesion. Films to be discussed are: Das blaue Licht (The Blue Light), M, Die Mörder sind unter uns (The Murderers Are Among Us), Sissi, Das Boot (The Boat). Deutschland bleiche Mutter (Germany Pale Mother), Memphisto, Taking Sides, Hitlerjunge Salomon (Europa, Europa), Männer (Men), Lola rennt (Run Lola Run), Ich bin meine eigene Frau (I Am My Own Woman), Aimee und Jaguar, Nirgendwo in Afrika (Nowhere in Africa), and Goodbye Lenin.

Schedule: Biennially

Instructor(s): Rachel Freudenburg

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Conducted in German
Counts toward German major, German minor, and German Studies minor. Satisfies Foreign Language Proficiency core requirement.

Last Updated: 06-Mar-14