Newsletter – January/February – 1/2019

We would like to begin by wishing a happy birthday to the actor Günter Lamprecht, known for his many film and theater roles, who turned 89 on 21 January. He appeared in several of Fassbinder’s works but his most significant role for the director was undoubtedly the television series BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ (1980) based on Alfred (…)

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Newsletter December 2018

It is not only Christmas that is just around the corner but also the birthday of one of the most important figures in the Fassbinder cosmos. On 25 December Hanna Schygulla will turn 75, and we would like to warmly congratulate her on reaching this milestone. Along with early work with the Action-Theater and the (…)

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Newsletter November 2018

The major Fassbinder retrospective in the Austrian Film Museum has just ended. It included not only RWF’s own work but also films such as Nicolas Wackerbarth’s satire CASTING (2017), which portrays the humiliations and power games accompanying a television adaptation of “The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant.” On the film museum’s highly recommended blog (…)

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Newsletter October 2018

Back from the summer holidays, we are delighted to announce some very good news indeed. A major part of the documentary estate owned by the Fassbinder Foundation and all other documents, exhibits, photos and production records are to be transferred on permanent loan to the German Film Institute (DIF) and Film Museum (DFM). April next (…)

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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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