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Who is Heinz Stielke? Questions of Identity in Michael Kann’s "Stielke, Heinz, fünfzehn" (2018)
Book Chapter
Ward, E. M. (2018). Who is Heinz Stielke? Questions of Identity in Michael Kann’s "Stielke, Heinz, fünfzehn". In S. Ehrig, M. Thomas, & D. Zell (Eds.), The GDR today: New interdisciplinary approaches to East German history, memory and culture, 43-62. Peter Lang

Michael Kann’s debut film, Stielke, Heinz, fünfzehn [Stielke, Heinz, Fifteen] (1987), was supposed to signal the thematic, artistic and popular renewal of one of the core interests of East German cinema, the antifascist film. Yet upon release, the fi... Read More

Contesting the memory of Frank Beyer’s "Jacob the liar" (2016)
Book Chapter
Ward, E. M. (2016). Contesting the memory of Frank Beyer’s "Jacob the liar". In D. M. Seymour, & M. Camino (Eds.), The Holocaust in the Twenty-First Century: Contesting/Contested Memories, 163-181. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315647968-18

In August 1992, the final curtain fell on East German filmmaking. Established in 1946, three years before the founding of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) under the auspices of the Soviet Union, the state-sponsored film studio Deutsche Film-Aktie... Read More

(Re)Presenting the Past in Uwe Boll’s "Auschwitz" (2011) (2015)
Book Chapter
Ward, E. M. (2015). (Re)Presenting the Past in Uwe Boll’s "Auschwitz" (2011). In T. Schult, & D. I. Popescu (Eds.), Revisiting Holocaust Representation in the Post-Witness Era, 198-213. Palgrave Macmillan UK. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137530424