The German language has a few virtually untranslatable words, often made up of two other words. One of my favorites is Schadenfreude, which means joy at the misery of others. Another is Zerstörungswut, which translates as destroying with anger, but actually means the lust for destruction.
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Film academics usually include a list of their “research interests” in their resumes and short biographies. As a film historian I have been sustained by and identified with research into the exile of German-speaking filmmakers from Berlin and Vienna after Hitler’s ascension to power in 1933. Beginning with my Louis B.
The Los Angeles Times broke the story on January 18: “Paramount stops releasing major movies on film” (latimes.com).
Several new documentaries include footage recently licensed from UCLA Film & Television Archive’s extensive holdings: