Newsletter July 2018

We are about to take a summer break and it seems an opportune moment to review the most important international Fassbinder events this year. The first significant event already too place in January with the US premiere of RWF’s working class series EIGHT HOURS DON’T MAKE A DAY (1972-73) at New York’s Museum of Modern (…)

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Newsletter May 2018

Australia’s first major Fassbinder retrospective has been running at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) since October 2017. The retrospective runs until 4 July and admission is free. Moreover, on 23 June at 2 p.m. Juliane Maria Lorenz will hold a talk at GOMA about women in Fassbinder’s work (more information is available on the (…)

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Newsletter April 2018

It is now 50 years since the revolutionary year 1968, which has in the interim become a symbol of social change. For Fassbinder 1968 was a phase of transition. He had already shot short films such as THE CITY TRAMP (1965) and THE LITTLE CHAOS (1966) but was yet to make his first feature film, (…)

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Newsletter March 2018

The US screenings of Fassbinder’s working-class TV series EIGHT HOURS DON’T MAKE A DAY have been a great success, attracting enthusiastic reviews in the press. The New York Times, for instance, writes: “Once again, here is a work that […] makes Mr. Fassbinder look more inventive than just about any filmmaker working today. […] The (…)

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Newsletter February 2018

In the coming weeks Fassbinder will once again be very much the flavor of the month in the USA. Between 14 and 27 March the Film Forum in New York is screening the restored version of RWF’s working-class TV series EIGHT HOURS DON’T MAKE A DAY. The series is being presented in three parts, which (…)

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