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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 115–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of German community, which thrives in an alternative Heimat , devoid of blood and soil connotations. © 2015 by New German Critique, Inc. 2015 Heimat Weimar film DEFA GDR Jewish identity The Non-Heimat Heimat: Jewish Filmmakers and German Nationality from Weimar to the GDR...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (3 (102)): 45–60.
Published: 01 November 2007
... with Wolfgang Staudte’s 1946 fi lm The Murderers Are among Us. This fi rst production by DEFA (Deutsche Film- Aktiengesellschaft), East Germany’s state-owned fi lm studio, founded on May 17, 1946, still impresses us with its narrative structure, visuality, and ethos, despite its lack of a “political...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 9–30.
Published: 01 August 2010
... will prevent him from taking revenge on his former tormentor.13 11. “Stimmen aus Parkett und Rang: Man mag keine Ruinen,” Der Spiegel, January 4, 1947. 12. Prominent Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft (DEFA) documentaries from 1946 include Kurt Maetzig’s Berlin im Aufbau, Joop Huisken’s Potsdam...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 119–147.
Published: 01 February 2009
... of modern sense physiology and the misguided research intentions of scientifi c activities in the early twentieth century were the primary targets of many of his tales. Friedländer’s short, critical stories were a way to cause and to emphasize subjective responses that would defa- miliarize readers...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 77–106.
Published: 01 August 2022
... in musical excellence and architectural design. In an interview for the 1983 DEFA documentary Gewandhaus zu Leipzig , directed by Peter Petersen, Masur claimed, while talking about the new concert hall, that he felt The Stasi was trying to define another “truth” of the Gewandhaus, considering...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (1 (130)): 169–203.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of the GDR (Nationalpreis der DDR III. Klasse für Kunst und Literatur). This honor was also marked by the production of a short DEFA film about him, and the erection of one of his sculptures—the vast three-meters- high Mast mit zwei faltungszonen (Mast with Two Folding Zones, 1984)—out- side...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 101–133.
Published: 01 August 2006
...: the impulse to play and to present, the dic- tatorial “will to view of the public,” and tricks of dissimulation (ME, 1:17). 19. He also made a pair of early Defa pictures in East Germany as well. 20. Arthur Maria Rabenalt, Film im Zwielicht: Über den unpolitischen Film des Dritten Reiches und...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 53–88.
Published: 01 August 2009
... incident between the new Germany and Czechoslovakia.”67 A week after the exhibit opened in April 1934, the German envoy to Prague, Walter Koch, dispatched an offi cial protest to the Czech Foreign Offi ce over what he considered defa- mations of Hitler, other German statesmen, and German political...
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New German Critique (2006) 33 (2 (98)): 15–47.
Published: 01 August 2006
...) and the BBA video (Berlin: DEFA, 1992) of the stage production, directed by Manfred Wek- werth, script by Käthe Rülicke (1959). 13. For the crisis in the stateʼs collectivization program in the 1950s see Hermann Weber, Geschichte der DDR, 2nd ed. (Munich: Deutsche Taschenbuchverlag, 1999), 215–20...