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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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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