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Resources for German Cinema

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General Sites

  • DINO - Kunst und Kultur - Film und Kino
    Information on all aspects of German cinema: cast, credits, reviews, summaries, music, and more.
  • Drew's Script-O-Rama
    The most comprehensive index of movie and television scripts available on the Internet.
  • The German Way
    Information, photos, and links related to the influence of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland on Hollywood and world cinema.
  • Internet Movie Database
    Information on television and the big screen movies. Includes information on the cast, director, producer, writers, plot summaries, reviews and more.
  • Internet Source Book for Early German Film
    Edited by Olaf Brill and Thomas Schultke and this site provides source texts, filmographies, biographies, links, photos, pre-prints of articles and more. There are numerous links to other sites.
    Sponsored by Filmecho/Filmwoche, this site provides data predominantly on current releases in Germany or in German and how to obtain them. Books on film and its related areas of study may be purchased.
  • Universität Karlsruhe: Performing arts, cinema and TV, Theatre
    Although it concentrates on the larger area of German performing arts, this site nevertheless contains significant numbers of links to sites involving German cinema.
  • Women in Cinema: A reference guide
    This site is a paper that discusses the study of women in cinema. involves both studies Offers access to sources, bibliographies, guides, anthologies, collections, reviews, and filmographies, as well internet sites.

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The list below is of course selective and is intended merely to showcase a few of the many sites available for research on the directors of German cinema. More comprehensive lists of directors are available through the sources listed above, such sources as the Internet Movie Database, as well as such more selective efforts as the list of Film Makers (maintained by the Film Freak) and The Yahoo! List of Directors.

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Fritz Lang

F. W. Murnau

Leni Riefenstahl

Wim Wenders

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Film Festivals and Awards

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