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...Berlin Tiergarten. Summer Night. A long road. Derelict buildings at either side. It is late at night. In the distance, Kenneth Lindsay Jones is walking towards the camera. Silence. The camera moves sideways to disclose a brightly lit...

Epilogue

Christina Gerhardt

Christina Gerhardt is Associate Professor of German at University of Hawai’i at Manoa, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screening the Red Army Faction : Historical and Cultural Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In the audio commentary accompanying The Legend of Rita (2000) Schlöndorff states that the film provides a requiem. When I interviewed him in 2007, I asked him to elaborate: “A requiem for what?” For the end of the left, he said, after 1968...

America I: 1939–1948

Jon Halliday

Jon Halliday was born in Dublin in June 1939. He is the author or editor of nine books, including Douglas Sirk (with Laura Mulvey, 1972), as well as works on Japan, Korea, Albania, and the psychology of gambling. From 1970 to 1976 he was a member of the editorial board of Screen magazine. He is the author of Sirk on Sirk and, with his wife Jung Chang, Mao: The Unknown Story. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sirk on Sirk : Conversations with Jon Halliday

Faber & Faber, 2010

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...You went to America originally on a contract with Warners?Yes. Warners hired me to remake Zu Neuen Ufern. The telegram arrived while I was shooting Boefje.What happened? The sources seem to indicate that you shot a remake, which...

America II: 1950–1959

Jon Halliday

Jon Halliday was born in Dublin in June 1939. He is the author or editor of nine books, including Douglas Sirk (with Laura Mulvey, 1972), as well as works on Japan, Korea, Albania, and the psychology of gambling. From 1970 to 1976 he was a member of the editorial board of Screen magazine. He is the author of Sirk on Sirk and, with his wife Jung Chang, Mao: The Unknown Story. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sirk on Sirk : Conversations with Jon Halliday

Faber & Faber, 2010

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...So after this I went back to Hollywood, feeling very depressed, and feeling it was impossible to do movies anywhere, either in Germany or in America. I had so little money, I couldn’t even afford to buy a ticket for Mrs Sirk...

After Hollywood

Jon Halliday

Jon Halliday was born in Dublin in June 1939. He is the author or editor of nine books, including Douglas Sirk (with Laura Mulvey, 1972), as well as works on Japan, Korea, Albania, and the psychology of gambling. From 1970 to 1976 he was a member of the editorial board of Screen magazine. He is the author of Sirk on Sirk and, with his wife Jung Chang, Mao: The Unknown Story. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sirk on Sirk : Conversations with Jon Halliday

Faber & Faber, 2010

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...But this wasn’t the end of your career in show-business, was it? You did theatre work, as well as having offers from Hollywood, didn’t you?Yes, I did. I was offered a bullfighting picture, called Arena. The novel had been written by one...

Blood and Glamour

Georg Seesslen

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Neil Christian Pages

Neil Christian Pages is Assistant Professor of German and Comparative Literature at the Binghamton University SUNY, where he teaches courses in literary theory, cultural history, and European literature. His publications include essays on Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Georg Brandes, and W.G. Sebald. He is currently at work on a manuscript on memorials, public memory and other acts of commemoration, tentatively titled On Commemoration: Memory.Identity.Ideology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Riefenstahl Screened : An Anthology of New Criticism

Continuum, 2008

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...I. In the nineteenth century, industrial society produced, in addition to the three great systems of cultural communication—high culture, religious culture, and folk culture—a fourth, namely pop culture. Consistent with the very spirit...

Holocaust Documentaries IV: The Poetic Documentary

Aaron Kerner

Aaron Kerner is an Associate Professor in the Cinema Department at San Francisco State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and the Holocaust : New Perspectives on Dramas, Documentaries, and Experimental Films

Continuum, 2011

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...Introduction Incongruity and radical juxtaposition are trademarks of the poetic documentary. At the core, then, of the poetic Holocaust documentary are comparative strategies to measure temporal differences, generational differences...

The Ups and Downs of Leni Riefenstahl: Rereading the Rhythms of the Memoirs

Mary Rhiel

Mary Rhiel is Associate Professor of German at the University of New Hampshire.In tandem with her interests in German film and colonial narratives, particularly those set in China, she has published on German film and on the problems of biography. Her publications include Re-Viewing Kleist: The Discursive Construction of Authorial Subjectivity in West German Kleist Films (Peter Lang, 1991) and the co-edited volume The Seductions of Biography (Routledge, 1996). She has published on teaching Riefenstahl in the journal Unterrichtspraxis. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Riefenstahl Screened : An Anthology of New Criticism

Continuum, 2008

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...Diotima's Dance at the Sea from Der heilige Berg (The Holy Mountain, 1926) I. It took Leni Riefenstahl over nine hundred pages to narrate her life story. Adamant about the truthfulness of the past, she cleverly reassures the reader...

Experimental Films I: Rituals of Memory

Aaron Kerner

Aaron Kerner is an Associate Professor in the Cinema Department at San Francisco State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and the Holocaust : New Perspectives on Dramas, Documentaries, and Experimental Films

Continuum, 2011

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...Introduction The following two chapters focus on experimental films that use innovative formal strategies to negotiate the Holocaust. Experimental film, or often what is referred to as avant-garde cinema, is generally concerned with what...

The Realistic Imperative

Aaron Kerner

Aaron Kerner is an Associate Professor in the Cinema Department at San Francisco State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and the Holocaust : New Perspectives on Dramas, Documentaries, and Experimental Films

Continuum, 2011

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...The Principle of Verisimilitude Authenticity is a red herring. Narratives, whether we are speaking of conventional fictional film or documentary, are always already a construct. Historical events can only be re-presented...