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The Berlin School: Films from the Berliner Schule

  title={The Berlin School: Films from the Berliner Schule},
  author={R. Roy and Anke Leweke and Thomas Arslan},
Beginning around 15 years ago, a loose affiliation of scholars, writers and filmmakers living in Berlin began presenting films that offered a new, aesthetically driven form of political cinema. Abandoning the post-totalitarian context embraced by most commercially popular German films at the time, these films pursued a stylized realism to explore and address a national crisis of identity and purpose. Films like Christian Petzold's "Die Innere Sicherheit" ("The State I Am In") and Angela… 
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