GER 308 / ECS 307 (EC)

Topics in German Film History and Theory: Regimes of Spectacle in Weimar Cinema

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An introduction to the interdisciplinary study of film history and theory through a careful consideration of selected key works of expressionist, documentary, proletarian, avant-garde, queer, horror, and paranoid-thriller cinema (both silent and sound) produced during the Weimar Republic.  Films and texts will be subjected to close readings, situated in their socio-political, media-historical and cultural context, and examined in the light of the reigning debates in film criticism and aesthetics.

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