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Germany: Screen Wars: German National Cinema in the Age of Television

Margit Grieb and Will Lehman

in European Cinemas in the Television Age

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623082
eISBN:
9780748651122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623082.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Television in Germany represents an especially interesting case within Europe due to the country's division after 1949 into two sovereign nations, with radically different trajectories concerning the ... More


The horror of the Nazi past in the reunification present: Jörg Buttgereit's Nekromantiks

Linnie Blake

in The Wounds of Nations: Horror Cinema, Historical Trauma and National Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075933
eISBN:
9781781700914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075933.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores two recent works of experimental, historically grounded and hence political German films that effectively encapsulate the conceptual and critical agenda. They are Jörg ... More


Far-Flung Families in Film: The Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema

Daniela Berghahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748642908
eISBN:
9780748689088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642908.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Why have films with diasporic family narratives increased in popularity in recent years? How do representations of the diasporic family differ from those of more dominant social groups? How does ... More


The Serpent’s Egg: Ingmar Bergman’s Exilic Elsewheres in 1970s New German and New Hollywood Cinema

Anna Westerstahl Stenport and Arne Lunde

in Nordic Film Cultures and Cinemas of Elsewhere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438056
eISBN:
9781474476591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438056.003.0026
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Ingmar Bergman’s historical drama The Serpent’s Egg (1977), made in West Germany during the director’s 5-year self-imposed exile over a tax scandal in Sweden. Set during the ... More


No Farewell to Yesterday: New German Cinema from 1962 to 1981 as Seen from 2011

Alexander Kluge

Richard Langston (ed.)

in Difference and Orientation: An Alexander Kluge Reader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739200
eISBN:
9781501739224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739200.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter studies Alexander Kluge's reflections on the organizational politics that gave rise to New German Cinema as seen through the uncertainty of cinema's future in the new millennium. It has ... More


Family Matters in Diaspora

Daniela Berghahn

in Far-Flung Families in Film: The Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748642908
eISBN:
9780748689088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642908.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter examines and defines the book’s key concepts, ‘the family’ and ‘diaspora’, drawing on research in anthropology, sociology, migration and diaspora studies. A succinct social history of ... More


East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Michael Gott and Todd Herzog (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Twenty-five years have passed since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of communism in Eastern Europe, ten years have passed since the first formerly communist states entered the E.U. and an ... More


The Mature Silent Cinema

Keith Withall

in Studying Early and Silent Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733704
eISBN:
9781800342095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733704.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details how, from the end of the World War I until the end of the silent era in 1927 (and beyond), Hollywood dominated the international film industry. The Hollywood studios reached ... More


Europe

Graham Russell Gao Hodges

in Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139637
eISBN:
9789882208698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139637.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses Anna May Wong's huge popularity in 1920s and 1930s Europe. She had leading roles in silent films: Song, Piccadilly, Hai-Tang and others. It discusses how citizens of London, ... More


The significance of dubbed versions for early sound-film history

Jean-François Cornu

in The Translation of Films, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266434
eISBN:
9780191884191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266434.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Dubbing as a film translation technique has been largely taken for granted since its origins. Yet such origins are rarely looked into from historical, technical, and artistic perspectives. The study ... More


American Nomadic

Joshua Lund

in Werner Herzog

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043178
eISBN:
9780252052057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043178.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This section introduces the basic themes, structure, and argument of the book. The book will be a comprehensive study of Werner Herzog’s cinematic work, organized chronologically. Critical attention ... More


The Guardian of Difference: The Essayist Alexander Kluge

Richard Langston

in Difference and Orientation: An Alexander Kluge Reader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739200
eISBN:
9781501739224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739200.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter provides a background of the essayist Alexander Kluge. Born in 1932 in the central German city of Halberstadt, the German polymath Alexander Kluge is certainly known both at ... More


Dubbing in the early 1930s: An improbable policy

Charles O’brien

in The Translation of Films, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266434
eISBN:
9780191884191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266434.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter uses the case of dubbing practices in the early 1930s to consider the possibility that the impact of screen translation techniques on film aesthetics is more significant than has been ... More


Difference and Orientation: An Alexander Kluge Reader

Alexander Kluge

Richard Langston (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739200
eISBN:
9781501739224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739200.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book's author is one of contemporary Germany's leading intellectuals and artists. A key architect of the New German Cinema and a pioneer of auteur television programming, who has also written ... More


After ’68: The Politics of Form

Hermann Kappelhoff

in The Politics and Poetics of Cinematic Realism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170727
eISBN:
9780231539319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170727.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Fassbinder's films here serve as an outstanding example of a cinema that attempts to get hold of the conflicts and tensions of a given society by presenting the lives of ordinary, private ... More


A Murderer Among Us

Samm Deighan

in M

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325772
eISBN:
9781800342422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325772.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter establishes the context for the climate in which Fritz Lang's M was produced, including its historical context within early 1930s Germany during the rise of Nazism. It explores M's ... More


Introduction

Erica Tortolani and Martin F. Norden

in ReFocus: The Films of Paul Leni

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474454513
eISBN:
9781474495363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454513.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction provides an overview of Leni’s career and serves as a context for the chapters to follow. It covers Leni’s early work as an illustrator and theatrical set designer, and then it ... More


Christian Petzold

Jason Wood

in Last Words: Considering Contemporary Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171977
eISBN:
9780231850698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with filmmaker Christian Petzold. Petzold is considered one of the leading directors of contemporary German cinema. Making his feature debut with the political ... More


Fatih Akın’s Filmic Visions of a New Europe: Spatial and Aural Constructions of Europe in Im Juli/In July (2000)

Berna Gueneli

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter turns its attention to Fatih Akin, who is one of the most prominent directors in Germany and Europe today. Gueneli argues that Akın's cinematic Europe challenges existing notions of a ... More


East Germany Revisited, Reimagined, Repositioned: Representing the GDR in Dominik Graf’s Der rote Kakadu (2005) and Christian Petzold’s Barbara (2012)

Nick Hodgin

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the ways in which two postmillennial portrayals of the GDR, Dominik Graf's Der rote Kakadu/The Red Cockatoo (2005, Germany) and Christian Petzold's Barbara (2012, Germany), ... More


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