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Filmvorschläge Klasse 10 und Kursstufe. Als Ergänzung zum HSV bieten sich natürlich auch Soundtracks zur Schulung der HV-Kompetenz an.


  • Angela’s Ashes (disillusioned Irish immigrants returning home)
  • Bend It Like Beckham (Pakistani in GB, Frauenfußball)
  • Billy Elliot I will dance (GB working class world, escaping class, growing up)
  • Brassed Off (Regions of Britain; miners’ strike in the north of Britain)
  • Brave Heart (Scottish fight for independence, 18th century)
  • Cry Freedom (South Africa)
  • Dead Poet Society (Growing up, Finding one’s identity)
  • East is East (Pakistani in GB)
  • Invictus (South Africa: Nelson Mandela and rugby)
  • In the Name of the Father (about the troubles in Ireland)
  • Just A Kiss (GB: Beziehung zw. Pakistani und katholischer Musiklehrerin)
  • Gorillas in the Mist (struggle to save the mountain gorillas)
  • Monsoon Wedding (Hollywood meets Bollywood)
  • Muriel’s Wedding (Australia)
  • Passage to India (at the height of British colonialism in India)
  • Rabbit Proof Fence (Aborigines)
  • Rain Man (Autismus)
  • Rebel without a cause (teenage problems)
  • Red Dust (Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa)
  • Slumdog Millionaire (India- Media)
  • Snow Cake (Autismus)
  • The Color of Freedom (South Africa: based on memoirs of Mandela’s prison guard)
  • The English Patient (2nd World War in North Africa)
  • The Island (genetics)
  • The Full Monty (unemployment in the north of Britain, men decide to become strippers, no explicit scenes though)
  • The Kite Runner (Afghanistan – USA)
  • The Matrix (sci-fi)
  • The Mercury Puzzle (Thriller – Autismus)
  • The Queen (GB monarchy)
  • The Truman Show (satire on media world, à USA Selbstverständnis)
  • The Wind and the Lion (Britische/amerikanische Kolonialgeschichte in Nordafrika)
  • Tsotsi (gangs in Johannesburg, post-apartheid South Africa)
  • Yasmin (Pakistani in GB)


  • 8 Mile (Spielfilm – Junge Leute in den suburbs von Detroit)
  • 11. September – Die letzten Stunden im World Trade Center (Doku)
  • American Beauty (Spielfilm - American Dream)
  • American Violet (Spielfilm - Rassenproblematik in der Justiz)
  • Apollo 13 (Spielfilm - Space)
  • Apocalypse Now (Vietnam War)
  • Avatar (Spielfilm – noble savages & white messiah ...)
  • Bowling for Columbine (Doku – 2nd amendment)
  • Brokeback Mountain (Spielfilm - Dekonstruktion des Cowboy Mythos)
  • Cartoons ziehen in den Krieg (DVD Praxis Geschichte 6/2005 zu Weltmacht USA)
  • Cold Mountain (Spielfilm – Civil War)
  • Crash (Spielfilm - Immigration, Multikulti)
  • Dances with Wolves (Spielfilm - Native Americans)
  • Dead Man Walking (death sentence)
  • Death of a Salesman (Drama - American Dream)
  • Elephant (Doku-Spielfilm - 2nd amendment)
  • Flags of Our Fathers (Spielfilm (De-) Konstruktion des amerikanischen Selbstverständnisses)
  • Flug 93 (Terroranschlag 9/11)
  • Forrest Gump (Spielfilm - American History)
  • Fried Green Tomatoes (Spielfilm - American South)
  • Gilbert Grape (the American Midwest)
  • Good Morning Vietnam
  • Gone With the Wind (Spielfilm - American South)
  • Gran Tarino (Spielfilm – Multikulturelle Gesellschaft – Werte)
  • Home of the Brave (Spielfilm – Dritter Golfkrieg)
  • In America (Spielfilm - illegale Immigration nach New York)
  • Into the Wild (Spielfilm - Zivilisationsaussteiger)
  • Jesus Camp (Spielfilm - Religion)
  • Lions for Lambs (Spielfilm – Operation Enduring Freedom)
  • Million Dollar Babe (Spielfilm – Dekonstruktion des Amerikanischen Traum vom Streben nach Erfolg und Ruhm)
  • Mississippi Burning (Spielfilm - Racism, Civil Rights)
  • Mississippi Masala (Spielfilm - Beziehung Inderin und farbiger USA-Amerikaner)
  • Of Mice and Men (Spielfilm - American dream, human relationship)
  • Platoon (Vietnam War)
  • Precious (2010, black teenager in Harlem, deprived childhood)
  • Real Women have Curves (Spielfilm - Mexicans in the USA)
  • Snow Falling on Cedars (Japanese immigrants on the Pacific Coast in the US)
  • Stagecoach (black and white classic Western, coach is microcosm of US western society)
  • Star Trek (Science Fiction Serie)
  • Stephen Fry in America (Doku-Film amerikanisches Selbstverständnis)
  • The Colour Purple, The (growing up black in the rural south – early 20th century)
  • The Joy Luck Club (Spielfilm - Chinese women in the USA)
  • The Patriot (Spielfilm – amerikanische Geschichte)
  • The Pursuit of Happyness (Spielfilm - American Dream)
  • The Simpsons, e.g. Mr Lisa goes to Washington (Cartoon – Politik, Geschichte)
  • The Simpsons. Around the World in 80 D’Ohs (Cartoon - American stereotyping, etc. Japan, Brazil, Africa, England)
  • Thelma and Louise (road movie, 2 women go west in order to escape police and prosecution)
  • Thirteen Days (Spielfilm – Kubakrise)
  • Titanic (Spielfim - Immigration)
  • Unforgiven (the ‘Wild West’ and myth-making, Clint Eastwood)
  • Vietnamfilme: e.g. Platoon, Apocalypse Now, Good Morning Vietnam
  • Witness (Spielfilm - Amish)
  • World Trade Center (Spielfilm – 9/11)

In der Reihe “USA - The Sound of...” (planet schule, 2000 - 2006) sind folgende Filme zum Thema „Landeskunde USA“ erschienen (je 30 Min.):

  • … Mexicans in California
  • … The Dust Bowl in Oklahoma
  • … Cajuns in Louisiana
  • … Hip Hop in the Bronx
  • … Blues in New Orleans
  • … The Soul of the Mississippi
  • … Motown in Detroit
  • … Highschool Kids in North Carolina
  • … Navajos in Arizona
  • … Gothic in Boston
  • … Skyscrapers in Manhatten
  • … Money in Las Vegas
  • … Love and peace in San Francisco

Weitere Informationen zu den einzelnen Filmen unter: http://www.wissen.swr.de/usa/
(Angaben zu: Geographie, Kurz-Inhalt, Lernziele, didaktische Hinweise, Links und weitere Informationen)

Fundgrube Schulbücher – eine Auswahl




Context 21 - Starter

Novel „The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexie Panel discussion with Sherman Alexie

Clip on DVD

Context 21

Song Beyoncé: Proud to be an American

Song on CD

Song Billie Holiday: Strange Fruit Song on CD
Documentary Dr. Martin Luther King’s March on Washington Clip on DVD
Film clip in which the American Civil Liberties Union defends the First Amendment Clip on DVD
Interview with Bill Bryson on his book “Smalltown Americans” Interview on CD

Green Line

Speech: Extracts from Barack Obama’s Inaugural Speech

Speech and Clip on DVD

Green Line


Documentary film clip by Public Broadcasting Service on Social Class in America

Clip on DVD


Barack Obama on Race in the USA
Barack Obama: America yes we can!
Speeches can be downloaded
Song Katharine Lee Bates: America the Beautiful Song on CD
Film clip Brand-aid (global marketing, America’s image) Clip on DVD
Song Pink: Dear Mr. President Song on CD
Film clip interview with Armando Perez: An immigrant’s long journey Clip on DVD
Interview with Rev. Ken Dimmick: Choosing my religion: It’s normal in the US Clip on CD
Song by Toby Keith: Courtesy of the red, white and blue (peacekeeping) Song on CD
The big question: Can America ever be weaned off its love affair with guns? Clip on DVD
Song by Leonhard Cohen: Democracy (USA) Song on CD

The New Summit


Song Holly Johnson: Americanos.

Feature Film Primary Colors (Political satire around the US presidential elections)

Song on CD



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