Project Description

Rediscovering New German Cinema through the Rainer Fassbinder Collection: Film History in Action from the Archive through the Exhibition Space

This module takes place online.

Upon completion of this module students will:

  • have received an introduction to Fassbinder’s cinematic works
  • have learned about the newly established Fassbinder Center in Frankfurt which holds the artist’s estate and discussed its meaning for research
  • have investigated and critically assessed how Fassbinder’s cinematic works can be exhibited based on a current exhibition project in Germany
  • ProgrammeThe course is taught in English (4 ECTS)
  • Requirements – Bachelor and Master’s students of Film and Media Studies, German Studies, Archival Studies, Information Science, Curatorial Studies, Art History, History, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Cultural Studies.
  • Programme fee online – EUR 500.00 (includes all study materials, transcript of records).

  • Application deadline – 30 April 2021

Course description

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The course comprises 28 contact hours (8*3.5 hours). Upon successful completion, 4 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) points will be awarded for the module. A single ECTS point is defined as the equivalent of 25 to 30 hours of student workload. This includes class hours, additional preparations for class activities, readings, assignments as well as final assessments.

In order to successfully complete this module, students are required to:

  • attend at least 80% of the synchronous teaching sessions and group work meetings
  • complete all group and individual module activities
  • prepare and present a final project at the end of the module

Assessment and award of credit points will be on a pass/fail basis, no grades will be given.


Instructor: Prof. Dr. Vinzenz Hediger.

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