Topics in German Film (GRMN2633)


This unit of study will explore German film from the perspectives of film theory and historical culture. Discussions will situate films within the German political and cultural context of their time and study them from the perspective of contemporary cross-cultural critique. The unit may concentrate on the works of a specific director, a period or a genre, or deal with key social and political issues within a selection of German films.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x2-hr seminar/week


1x3000wd essay (50%), 1x1500wd written tutorial paper (25%), 1x1500wd class presentation (25%)


German film course pack to be purchased from the University Copy Centre

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


(12 Junior credit points of Germanic Studies) or (18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011) or (6 Senior credit points in ICLS)



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Non-award/non-degree study

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Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.