Heiduschke, Sebastian

East German Cinema

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Sebastian Heiduschke

Part I. East German Cinema

2. East German Cinema as State Institution
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3. Reciprocities and Tensions: DEFA and the East German Entertainment Industry
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4. A Cultural Legacy: DEFA’s Afterlife
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Part II. Freezes and Thaws: Canonizing DEFA

5. The Rubble Film, Wolfgang Staudte, and Postwar German Cinema: Die Mörder sind unter uns (The Murderers Are among Us, Wolfgang Staudte, 1946)
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6. Fairy Tales And Children’s Films as Eternal Blockbusters: Die Geschichte Vom Kleinen Muck (The Story of Little Mook, Wolfgang Staudte, 1953)
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7. The Gegenwartsfilm, West Berlin as Hostile Other, and East Germany as Homeland: The Rebel Film Berlin—Ecke Schönhauser (Berlin SchöNhauser Corner, Gerhard Klein, 1957)
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8. The Birth of DEFA Genre Cinema, East German Sci-fi Films, New Technologies, and Coproduction with Eastern Europe: Der schweigende Stern (Silent Star, Kurt Maetzig, 1960)
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9. Film Censorship, the East German Nouvelle Vague, and the “Rabbit Films”: Das Kaninchen bin ich (The Rabbit Is Me, Kurt Maetzig, 1965)
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10. Renegade Films, Defa Musicals, and the Genre Cinema: Heißer Sommer (Hot Summer, Joachim Hasler, 1968)
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11. More Genre Cinema, the “Red Western,” and Stardom in East Germany: Apachen (Apaches, Gottfried Kolditz, 1973)
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12. Gender, Class, and Sexuality: Ending Taboos in Die Legende von Paul und Paula (The Legend of Paul and Paula, Heiner Carow, 1973)
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13. DEFA and the Holocaust, the Antifascist Legacy, and International Acclaim: Jakob der Lügner(Jacob the Liar, Frank Beyer, 1974)
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14. The Women’s Film, Konrad Wolf, and Defa After the “Biermann Affair”: Solo Sunny (Konrad Wolf, 1980)
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15. Passed by History: Dystopia, Parable, and Bookend: Die Architekten (The Architects, Peter Kahane, 1990)
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16. The Wendeflicks, Jörg Foth, and DEFA after Censorship: Letztes aus der Da-Da-eR (Latest from the Da-Da-eR, Jörg Foth, 1990)
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Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film History, History of Germany and Central Europe, Film and Television Studies, Media Studies, European Cinema, Arts

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