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“A History Lesson, Airbrushed”

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on 19 January 2014 by delclem

Ganzseitiger Faxausdruck

Generation War, which was broadcast as a mini-series on German television last year, is perhaps more interesting as an artifact of the present than as a representation of the past. As tWW2 slips from living memory, as Germany asserts its dominant role in Europe with increasing confidence, and as long-suppressed information emerges from the archives of former Eastern bloc countries, the war’s cultural significance for Germans has shifted.”>review (c) NYT, 2014
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“The Adventures of Prince Ahmed”

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on 19 February 2013 by delclem


This is the first known/preserved animated film (Lotte Reiniger, Germany, 1926)
and a striking example of popular Orientalism in early Modernism as well.

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