Culture in the Cold War
Presented by the DEFA Film Library at UMass Amherst and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This series is free and open to the public.
This Amherst Cinema mini-series is part of an extensive public film & lecture program accompanying an NEH Summer Institute on CULTURE IN THE COLD WAR: EAST GERMAN ART, MUSIC AND FILM at UMass Amherst June 17 – July 14, 2018.
This NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers will explore the role of the visual arts, music and film in socialist modernity. The international faculty and 25 NEH Summer Scholars from around the U.S. will focus on the case of East Germany.
The Institute and accompanying film and lecture series are organized and hosted by the DEFA Film Library and German and Scandinavian Studies at UMass Amherst.