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Responsive Cinema to Corporate Empire | East German Cinema
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TWO COURSES OFFERED

Responsive Cinema to Corporate Empire: Workshop
Instructor: Rand Crook
Email: randcrook@yahoo.com
Phone:415-577-4377
Location: SFPL Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St.
Days/Times: Fridays, April 15-May 20, 2:00-3:45 (NOTE: No class on 5/6)

Course Description: This course places the emphasis of filmmaking on human empowerment and away from the glow of Hollywood artifice. All film formats will be examined in the context of personal, poetic, political responsiveness to greed, war and oppression. Through the exploration of works ranging from SF Bay Area filmmakers to worldwide "revolutionary" cinema, this 5-week course will demonstrate different modes of responding to a mechanized, industrialized and dehumanized world.

East German Cinema: A History
Instructor: Jim Morton
Email: popvoid@gmail.com
Phone: 415-218-8274
Location: SFPL Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St.
Days/Times: Fridays, April 15-May 20, 4:00-5:30 (NOTE: No class on 5/6)

Course Description: The history of East German cinema, from the end of WWII until the fall of the wall and German reunification. This five-part course covers every aspect of East Germany film history from socialist realism to psychedelia. Along the way, we will look at the major turning points in East German history and how they affected the movies that were made.

  

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