Tomorrow, the Berlin Film Festival opens its doors and Weimar cinema will again play a central role in its programme. This year’s Retrospective section, curated in cooperation with New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), is dedicated to the ‘Weimar Touch’, the international influence of Weimar film after 1933 on such celebrated films like Casablanca, Hangmen Also Die! and Some Like It Hot. Curator Rainer Rother talks about the the enduring significance of Weimar cinema on the Berlinale website.
Welcome to the Weimar Studies Network
The Weimar Studies Network (WSN) is an international platform for researchers and academics working on the history of the Weimar Republic.
It offers information on recent publications, up-coming events and on-going research projects on the politics, culture and society of the interwar years in Germany.
The WSN is open to anybody with an interest in the history of Weimar Germany.
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