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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Germany

Subjects:

  • Motion pictures -- Germany -- History,
  • Motion picture industry -- Germany -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-208) and indexes.

StatementSabine Hake.
SeriesNational cinemas series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.G3 H28 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 232 p. :
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3948803M
ISBN 100415089018, 0415089026
LC Control Number2001038711

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Until recently, little was known about films from the Wilhelmine period, that is, the cinema before Some of the reasons for such neglect apply to other national cinemas as well: the large number of films lost or in danger of disintegrating; the inaccessibility of film copies, stills, and print sources from the period; and the limited resources available for : Sabine Hake. German National Cinema 2nd Edition. Sabine Hake Novem German National Cinema is the first comprehensive history of German film from its origins to the present. In this new edition, Sabine Hake discusses film-making in economic, political, social, and cultural terms, and considers the contribution of Germany's most popular films to. History – German Empire. The history of cinema in Germany can be traced back to the years shortly after the medium's birth. On November 1, Max Skladanowsky and his brother Emil demonstrated their self-invented film projector the Bioscop at the Wintergarten music hall in Berlin.A minute series of eight short films, it was the first screening of films to a paying audience in Main distributors: Warner (%), Walt . German National Cinema is the first comprehensive history of German film from its origins to the present. In this new edition, Sabine Hake discusses film-making in economic, political, social, and cultural terms, and considers the contribution of Germany's most popular films to changing definitions of genre, authorship, and film form/5(4).

  The German Cinema Book brings together film specialists from Europe and the United States to explore German film history from the late nineteenth to the early twenty-first century This comprehensive text re-evaluates traditional areas of interest in German Cinema (such as Weimar cinema, Nazi propaganda, New German Cinema) and complements this with a fresh look at hitherto neglected /5(3). His book is the first to examine the legitimization function of German national cinema not just in relation to the German history associated with World War II and the Holocaust, but also within the shifting configuration of by: Kracauer, a former film critic in Weimar Germany, wrote his book From Caligari to Hitler () while in exile in New York during and immediately after World War II, primarily to explain to Americans why the German nation sank into barbarism. Kracauer almost completely ignores German expressionism's stylistic features, focusing instead on narrative threads and typologies that buttress his case.   Furthermore, with its broad concerns for the West German production context, the New German Cinema’s reception both nationally and internationally, as well as issues of representation, narration, and ‘Othering,’ Nation and Identity in the New German Cinema offers an interdisciplinary contribution to the ongoing debate on national : Inga Scharf.