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Christian Pischel

Lecturer of Russian
Research Assistant Professor

Christian Pischel studied theater, philosophy and German literature at Leipzig University and Université de Lausanne. He took his doctorate from Freie Universität Berlin in Film Studies. He taught film, media, theater, and philosophy at Berlin University of the Arts Berlin and Freie Universität Berlin and is currently a Research Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University. He has published on Hollywood’s blockbuster cinema of the 1990ies, on early DEFA-films, on the history of realism in film theory, and photorealism.