Die Legende von Paul und Paula © DEFA-Stiftung, Manfred Damm and Herbert Kroiss
The Cinema of East Germany: The View From North America
In 1997 the DEFA Film Library hosted the first North American conference on the cinema of the GDR, held at Smith College in Northampton, MA and attended by over 120 scholars from eight countries. The conference procedings included numerous film screenings, as well as lectures, panels, and workshops. Selected papers from the conference were selected to appear in the journal New German Critique.