Harry Baer turns 65

RWF’s colleague and actor of many years Harry Baer was born Harry Zöttl on September 27, 1947 in the town of Biberach. His alias was conferred on him by Fassbinder himself with the telling statement: “A Zöttl will never be a star!” Although Baer worked with other directors and producers after the Anti-Theater group ceased (…)

more...

The Marriage of Maria Braun at the Schauspielhaus Bochum

From September 23, 2012 in the Kammerspiele theater The staging of The Marriage of Maria Braun in Bochum represents yet another highpoint in this year of events commemorating the life and work of Rainer Werner Fassbinder. The script for the stage play was written by Peter Märthesheimer und Pea Fröhlich based on a draft by (…)

more...

DESPAIR in France on DVD & Blu-ray

CARLOTTA Films to bring out both editions on September 19. Following the premiere of the restored version at the Cannes Film Festival in 2011 and subsequent screenings in selected French cinemas, the new edition of RWF’s DESPAIR is now being released on DVD and Blu-ray. The restoration and the production of the new master in (…)

more...

HANDS ON FASSBINDER – #4 WHO LOVES – WORKING IN A GROUP

Lectures and discussions in Berlin on September 15 and 16 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 Civic (…)

more...

Closing event of the RWF Exhibition in the Munich Theater Museum

Rudolf Waldemar Brem and Hans Hirschmüller The highly successful exhibition on RWF’s work for the theater held at the German Theater Museum in Munich (May 25 – September 9) is now drawing to an end. Its conclusion is being marked on Thursday, September 6 at 7 p.m. by an illustrated lecture with the promising title (…)

more...