Covers mainstream, alternative, and experimental film from 1895 to the present through a chronology, introductory essay, appendix of the 100 most significant German films, a bibliography, and cross-referenced dictionary entries on directors, actors, films, cinematographers, composers, producers, and major historical events.
East Germany's film monopoly, Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft, produced films ranging from propaganda to westerns, musicals, and children's films. This book equips scholars with the historical background to understand East German cinema.
Comprehensive history of German film from its origins to the present. It traces the central role of cinema in the nation's turbulent history from the Wilhelmine Empire to the Berlin Republic, with special attention paid to the competing demands of film as art, entertainment, and propaganda.
This resource provides access to documentaries with relevance across the curriculum, including race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science, and current events.