Looking East: Christian Petzold's Barbara (2012)

  title={Looking East: Christian Petzold's Barbara (2012)},
  author={C. Gerhardt},
  journal={Quarterly Review of Film and Video},
  pages={550 - 566}
  • C. Gerhardt
  • Published 2016
  • Art
  • Quarterly Review of Film and Video
In a manner not seen since the heyday of New German Cinema of the 1970s and 1980s, German cinema is again turning heads at international film festivals. This time, it is the Berlin School, a moniker first used by film critic Merten Worthmann in a review of Angela Schanelec’s 2001 Mein langsames Leben (Passing Summer). Popularized by critics, not the filmmakers, the term Berlin School originally referred to directors associated with the Deutsche Filmund Fernsehakademie Berlin (dffb, the German… Expand
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