A documentation about the Waldheim affair in 1986 is an informative presentation of past culture of memory and history. It begs a question: Does it repeat patterns shown in the film?
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The Force of Fiction
…to understand the past differently: These are some of the forces of fiction. It also reminds us that reality never speaks for itself; the narrative choices and the language used are not neutral.
The Cold War: Memory and Forgetfulness
Thus, the Russian authorities are trying to build a patriotic collective memory and identity on the basis of the history of the Great Patriotic War. The Cold War is on the path to oblivion.
History Teaching in the Cinema and Holocaust Education
School as the subject of a movie – there are numerous films, ranging from comedies to social dramas, about school, teacher-student relationships, committed and unsuccessful teachers and their teaching methods. The French film ‘Les héritiers’ (English title: Once in a Life Time) came to…
Bespaßung vs. Behandlung: Kino und Geschichtsunterricht
Abstract: Fiktionale Spielfilme mit historischen Inhalten gehören zu den prominentesten Feldern öffentlicher Geschichtskultur. Doch ihr Erfolg auch beim jugendlichen Publikum geht zurück. Kein Grund, das Kino nicht zum Lernort… Read More ›