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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Homage to Rosel Zech

In Memory of One of the Great Ones in German Film and Theater When Rosel Zech left us after a long illness on August 31, 2011, this departure came much too early. To pay homage to this Berlin-born actress, the cinema Kurbel in Berlin-Charlottenburg will screen VERONIKA VOSS, one of her strongest and most successful (…)

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I ONLY WANT YOU TO LOVE ME on DVD in France

Blu-ray & DVD release by Carlotta Films Following its DVD and Blu-ray release on September 15, 2011 in Germany by EuroVideo, Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s film I ONLY WANT YOU TO LOVE ME is now being released in France by Carlotta Films for the first time on DVD and Blu-ray on October 5, 2011. As bonus (…)

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