Comparative Cultural Studies
|CCS3072||Contemporary German Cinema and Media (O) (Cross-Listed: FILM 3072, MAAC 3072)||3 ch (3C) [W]|
This course covers recent German cinema and media with a focus on acclaimed productions by new directors for film, television, and streaming platforms. The creative work of women directors, and themes of gender, subjectivity, and intimacy are especially highlighted. Other topics include: The Berlin School and its visual and narrative style, the continued preoccupation of filmmakers with the nation’s past, comedy and satire in Germany, and the influence of the 1970s (the feminist film movement, the New German Cinema, etc.) on the new generation.