College Bulletin 2023-2024 
    Dec 10, 2023  
College Bulletin 2023-2024

FMST 054. German Cinema

(Cross-listed as LITR 054G , GMST 054 )
This writing intensive course is an introduction to German Cinema from its inception in the 1890s until the present. It includes an examination of early exhibition forms, expressionist and avantgarde films from the classic German cinema of the Weimar era, fascist cinema, postwar rubble films, DEFA films from East Germany, New German Cinema from the 1970s, and post 1989 heritage films. Students in the class analyzes a cross-match of popular and avantgarde films while discussing mass culture, education, propaganda, and entertainment as identity- and nation-building practices. Taught in English.
Prerequisite: FMST 001  
Writing course.
1 credit.
Eligible for LITR, GMST
Fall 2024. Simon.
Catalog chapter: Film and Media Studies  
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