DEFA & AMERIKA:
Between Propaganda & Pop Culture
East German Summer Film Institute
July 7-14, 2013
The DEFA Film Library's seventh biennial Summer Film Institute will explore multiple dimensions of the relationship between GDR filmmaking and the United States. A wide range of East German film materials, formats and genres will be screened in tandem with focused workshop discussions addressing the following topics:
The cost of the Institute is $625 for faculty and $475 for graduate students; this covers a dormitory room for 7 nights with breakfasts, lunches and two dinners. A limited amount of financial assistance may be available; please include the extent of your need in your application letter.
To apply, please submit your cv and a 2-3 page letter outlining your interest in participating in DEFA & Amerika: Between Propaganda & Pop Culture (grad students please also submit a letter of recommendation). Please contact Victoria I. Rizo Lenshyn at filmtour[at]german.umass.edu. We will also post additional information as it becomes available.
Applications should be sent by March 25, 2013 to Skyler Arndt-Briggs at sky[at]german.umass.edu.