Arts, Sciences, and Engineering Film and Media Studies
CRN Course Course Title Term Credits Status
90329 FMS 284 CONTEMPORARY GERMAN CINEMA Fall 2019 4.0 Open
Day Begin End Building Room
Enrollment: Section Enroll     
Section Cap     
No Cap
Total Enroll     
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Cross Listed: CLT 281, FMS 284, GER 282 (P), GER 481
Instructors: HWANG J
Final Exam Schedule: MEL 218 on 1219 at 1230
Description: This course will provide an overview of the diverse films that comprise contemporary German-language cinema from the 1960s to the present day. We will explore questions of race, class, gender and national identity in both fiction and non-fiction films. Directors include Harun Farocki, Magarethe von Trotta, Wim Wenders, Ruth Beckermann, Michael Haneke and Christian Petzold. This course will be taught in English and all films will have English subtitles. No knowledge of the German language is required.