The German Cinema Book

Tim Bergfelder (Editor), Erica Carter (Editor), Deniz Gokturk (Editor), Claudia Sandberg (Editor)

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A comprehensively revised and updated edition introducing German film history from its beginnings to the present day, addressing key periods including early and silent cinema, Weimar cinema, Nazi cinema, the New German cinema, the Berlin School, and contemporary film, as well as addressing all the major movements, studios, stars, filmmakers and genres of German cinema in the 20th and 21st centuries. Contributions by leading international scholars are grouped into sections that focus on genre; stars; authorship; film production, distribution and exhibition; theory and politics, including women's and queer cinema, and transnational cinema. Spotlight articles within each section provide a deep focus on key figures and movements.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBloomsbury Publishing Plc, on behalf of the British Film Institute
Number of pages624
ISBN (Electronic)9781911239420, 9781911239413
ISBN (Print)9781844575312, 9781844575305
Publication statusPublished - 4 Feb 2020


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