documentary films

hello everybody,

there will be a seminar about documentary films this semester, and Hito kindly agreed that I can do the screenings in room 115 instead of 150 (which is rather small). here’s the link to the vorlesungsverzeichnis.

the seminar will be thursdays 18-21h, with a christmas break 22.12-5.1. Most films will be in english or with english subtitles , and discussions will be english/german, whatever people feel most comfortable. we’ll start this week with:

“War photographer”
(CH 2001, 96min, Christian Frei, english with german subtitles)



also on the watch list:

* “10e chambre – instants d’audience” (The 10th Judicial Court: Judicial Hearings) – (F 2004, 105min, Raymond Depardon)

* “Sherman’s March” – (USA 1985, 157min, Ross McElwee)

* “Man of Aran” – (USA 1934, 76 min, Robert J. Flaherty)

* “Restrepo” – (USA 2010, 93min, Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger)

* “When We Were Kings” – (USA 1996, 89min, Leon Gast)

* “Don’t Look Back”- (USA 1967, 96min, D.A. Pennebaker)

* “Shoah” – (F 1985, 544 min, Claude Lanzmann)

* “Herr Zwilling und Frau Zuckermann”- (D 1999, 126min, Volker Koepp)

* “Chicken Ranch”- (USA 1983, 74min, Nick Broomfield, Sandi Sissel)


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