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Sunday, September 1 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
No Art After Auschwitz? Film Screening: Night and Fog as Alain Resnais’s Cinematic Response

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Although a mis-quotation of Theodor Adorno, this question is worth bearing in mind during this session’s screening and discussion of Night and Fog (Alain Resnais, 1955). Is ethical filmmaking possible when dealing with the Holocaust as subject matter? How might the answers to this question change when different modes of narrative, documentary, and experimental filmmaking are employed? How specifically does Alain Resnais mediate this problem? More broadly, are certain stylistic techniques more or less appropriate and/or effective in approaching the Holocaust?

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Elizabeth Lathrop

Film Professor, Georgia Perimeter College
Elizabeth Lathrop is a tenure-track film professor at Georgia Perimeter College, a two-year college in Atlanta. She teaches formal stylistic analysis, film history, a bit of film production, and seminars on film genres and _The Twilight Zone_. She is elected to the Teaching Committee of the Society of Cinema and Media Studies and also serves as Co-chair of the Media Literacy + Pedagogical Outreach Scholarly Interest Group within SCMS. This is her... Read More →


Sunday September 1, 2013 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Multi-purpose Room

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