Publications on Rainer Werner Fassbinder 30 years after his death

New publications and reissues of standard works As the thirtieth year since RWF’s death, 2012 is of course also seeing a number of publications devoted to his life and work. Here we would like to provide you with a brief overview of books coming out this year. 1.”Rainer Werner Fassbinder – Theater als Provokation” by (…)

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Honoring RWF on the 30th anniversary of his death

Commemorative event in the town of RWF’s birth, TV retrospective and DVD edition The year 1982 was one of strange and sad coincidences for the German film world. Romy Schneider and Rainer Werner Fassbinder, who were planning to work together on a film adaptation of Piligrilli’s novel COCAIN, died within two weeks of one another, (…)

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HANDS ON FASSBINDER – #2 IMAGES OF HISTORY

On June 9 and 10, 2012 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 Civic Education. The (…)

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Rainer Werner Fassbinder THEATER – Exhibition in Munich

From May 25 to September 9 in the German Theater Museum In collaboration with the Fassbinder foundation the Munich Theater Museum is marking the thirtieth year since Fassbinder’s death with an extensive exhibition devoted to RWF’s work as a dramatist. The exhibition, which provides the first comprehensive presentation of RWF’s dramatic oeuvre, has been conceived (…)

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Günther Kaufmann died unexpectedly on May 10.

A German actor of many facets, on film and in life Günther Kaufmann, once known as the “Bavarian negro” on account of his exotic appearance, would soon have celebrated his sixty-fifth birthday and plans had been made to film his life story in the coming year under the working title of Die zweite Garnitur Gottes (…)

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