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Berlin Replayed – Cinema and Urban Nostalgia in the Postwall Era - Minnesota Scholarship Online
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Berlin Replayed: Cinema and Urban Nostalgia in the Postwall Era

Brigitta B. Wagner


Berlin Replayed explores the role of film revival and production in the construction of Berlin’s city image and film geographies at several distinct moments in history: the ‘Golden’ Twenties, the divided but pre-Wall 1950s, the political turning point of the late 1980s and early 1990s, and the start of the new millennium. This book argues for the importance of moving images and cultural policy in fostering collective urban nostalgia in the face of the city’s renewed function as the all-German capital. Understanding films as complex, intertextual archives of place in audiovisual dialogue with c ... More

Keywords: Film production, Berlin film, Berlin Wall, New Berlin, Urban space, Film revival, Urban virtuality, Urban change, New media, Cinematic space

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780816691715
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816691715.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brigitta B. Wagner, author
Freie Universität Berlin and Universität der Künste

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