The State We're In: The Films of the Berliner Schule at NYU

Saturday, November 23, 2013, 10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Deutsches Haus, New York University, 42 Washington Mews

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The Berlin School: Films from the Berliner Schule
Rajendra Roy and Anke Leweke

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In conjunction with MoMA's The Berlin School: Films from the Berliner Schule film exhibition, Deutsches Haus at NYU is very pleased to present a two-day conference about the Berliner Schule, comprising a number of panel discussions among filmmakers, academics, and other film experts. The panels will explore a variety of topics relating to the filmmakers of the Berliner Schule and their work, including their concept of realism, the role of women, their writings on film, their vision of cinema and their international cohort, and the influence and future of the school. Participating filmmakers include Thomas Arslan, Benjamin Heisenberg, Christoph Hochhäusler, Ulrich Köhler, Christian Petzold, and Angela Schanelec. Cinematographer Reinhold Vorschneider will also participate. Panels will be moderated by Marco Abel, Associate Professor of English and Film Studies, University of Nebraska; German film critic Katja Nicodemus; and Fatima Naqvi, Associate Professor, Department of Germanic, Russian, and East European Languages and Literatures, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

In the Film exhibition The Berlin School: Films from the Berliner Schule

Events at Deutsches Haus are free of charge. Please RSVP at deutscheshaus.rsvp@nyu.edu. Space at Deutsches Haus is limited, please arrive 10 minutes prior to the event.