Department of Germanic Studies

German Film Series - Spring 2009: POST-REUNIFICATION REPRESENTATIONS OF NAZISM IN GERMAN CINEMA

Made by Swiss-Jewish director Dani Levy (Go For Zucker), this film created great controversy in Germany due to its attempt to make fun of Adolf Hitler. In the last year of the war, Hitler (German comedian Helge Schneider) is a nervous wreck. Incapable of mustering the energy known from his prewar speeches for his public appearances, Goebbels gets the Jewish drama teacher Professor Gruenbaum (Ulrich Mühe) released from Sachsenhausen concentration camp in order to coach Hitler…

Wed, May 6, 2009 | BUR 337 Conference Room

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

FREE Admission, all films shown in German with English subtitles, unless indicated! Films are screened Wednesdays at 7:00 pm at BUR 337 (Conference Room)

Sponsored by: The Department of Germanic Studies

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