Post-1990 Screen Memories: How East and West German Cinema Remembers the Third Reich and the Holocaust

@article{Berghahn2006Post1990SM,
  title={Post-1990 Screen Memories: How East and West German Cinema Remembers the Third Reich and the Holocaust},
  author={Daniela Berghahn},
  journal={German Life and Letters},
  year={2006},
  volume={59},
  pages={294-308}
}
The following article examines the contribution of German feature films about the Third Reich and the Holocaust to memory discourse in the wake of German unification. A comparison between East and West German films made since the 1990s reveals some startling asymmetries and polarities. While East German film-makers, if they continued to work in Germany's reunified film industry at all, made very few films about the Third Reich, West German directors took advantage of the recent memory boom… Expand
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