“World of Wires” on tour in France

From November 8 in Nantes and from November 13 at the Festival d’Automne, Paris Following its world premiere in New York in January this year, author and director Jay Scheib’s extraordinary production World of Wires is now coming to Europe. The play will be performed in a number of cities in France in the original (…)

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Hanna Schygulla im Mysterienspiel „Le Martyre de Saint Sébastien“

Am 3. Novemberin der Berliner Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche Die Sing-Akademie zu Berlin präsentiert zum 150. Geburtstag des Komponisten Claude Debussy das Oratorium Le Martyre de Saint Sébastien nach einer Textvorlage von Gabriele d’Annunzio. In der Rolle des Heiligen Sebastian wird Hanna Schygulla zu sehen sein. Der Regisseur Christian Filips hat das Stück unter der musikalischen Leitung von (…)

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40 years ago: RWF‘s EIGHT HOURS ARE NOT A DAY

Stories about workers determined to use their own initiative On October 29, 1972, the first part of Fassbinder’s five-part family series flickered across West German TV screens. Over the next months, the public broadcaster ARD showed all five episodes, in each case on a Saturday evening in the prime-time slot: I. Jochen and Marion, (October (…)

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HANDS ON FASSBINDER – #5 TELEVISION STORIES

On October 27 and 28 with lectures and discussions in Berlin The series of events taking place in 2012 under the umbrella title of HANDS ON FASSBINDER is a collective project mounted by the German film journal REVOLVER, the Collegium Hungaricum Berlin (.CHB), the Berlin cinema Zeughauskino, the RWFF and the German Federal Agency for (…)

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Fox and His Friends on stage in Cologne

From October 25, 2012 in the Freies Werkstatt Theater The stage version of Fox and His Friends (Faustrecht der Freiheit) based on the original film script by Rainer Werner Fassbinder (with collaboration by Christian Hohoff) was first performed in Heidelberg in 2009. It deals with the impossibility of buying one’s way into a certain group (…)

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