Postparadise Fassbinder Now – theater festival marks 30th anniversary of RWF’s death

International productions in the Residenztheater’s Marstall building in Munich In this commemorative year of 2012, the Residenztheater is setting a major milestone in the city where everything began for RWF with the Action Theater and later the antiteater ensemble. In March and April, an international festival will bring together a range of European theater directors (…)

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SATAN’S BREW – a new stage production in North Rhine-Westphalia

Premiere on February 23, 2012 in Dortmund at the Theater im Depot The seventh production by the Theater glassbooth is a stage adaptation of Fassbinder’s 1975 film of the same name. SATAN’S BREW (SATANSBRATEN) is a coproduction with the Theater im Depot, and its premiere on February 23, 2012 will open the comprehensive series of (…)

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WORLD ON WIRES: World Premiere on a New York Stage

On occasion of the US presentation of Fassbinder’s restored two-part Sci-Fi WORLD ON A WIRE, presented in the US at MoMA in 2010 and followed by its US theatrical release by Janus Films/Criterion in 2011, a mystery tour continued to spread the film’s magical influence on younger generations of film, theatre and media artists. This (…)

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Ulli Lommel’s THE TENDERNES OF WOLVES, produced by RWF

Kurt Raab as Haarmann / TV premiere on ARTE in HD Occasionally Rainer Werner Fassbinder let members of his core team make their own films, in one case with outstanding results. THE TENDERNESS OF WOLVES (DIE ZÄRTLICHKEIT DER WÖLFE), hailed by Jan Dawson in Sight and Sound as “an expressionist revival,” was written by Kurt (…)

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RWF’s WORLD ON A WIRE to be screened for the first time in Portugal

Theatrical release in Lisbon on November 17, 2011 On November 8 Fassbinder’s two-part film based on the science-fiction novel Simulacron-3 (1964) by Daniel F. Galouye will be shown on the big screen in Portugal for the first time as part of this year’s Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival in Lisbon. The premiere will be attended (…)

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