Teaching “German” Film in the 21st Century: Critical Media Literacy

September 17, 2020 Most programs in German Studies or German Language offer some form of “German” survey film courses, often taught in English and with high enrollments. These courses often reinforce a limited understanding of what “counts” as German film production and ignore the transnational realities of filmmakers, film production, and film theory. Occasionally theory […]

Moments in Time 1989/1990

Moments in Time

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Bonn and Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin Moments in Time 1989/1990 (Wir waren so frei…) is a bi-lingual website offering an archive of everyday life and major events from the years 1989 and 1990 in East Germany. The project was put together by the Federal Agency for Political Education and the German Museum […]

Federal Agency for Civic Education

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Bonn The Federal Agency for Civic Education is a federal public authority providing citizenship education and information on political issues for all people in Germany. The wide-ranging and extensive website includes articles, explanatory videos, documentaries, teaching resources, and much more. Of special note may be the free downloadable publications such as […]

German History Intersections

German Historical Institute, Washington, DC This preview of video clips from the GHI’s forthcoming German History Intersections project was compiled in support of the German Studies Collaboratory. The clips speak broadly to various aspects of the themes addressed in our project: migration, “Germanness,” and knowledge and education. We hope that you find them useful for teaching, research, or […]

bi’bak

bi'bak

bi’bak e.V., Berlin bi’bak (Turkish for “have a look”) is a project space based in Berlin, with a focus on transnational narratives, migration, global mobility and their aesthetic dimensions. bi’bak hosts a variety of events ranging from film screenings, exhibitions, workshops to music events and culinary excursions. Some of their project related documentaries and talks are […]