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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Farewell Ursula Strätz

Action-Theater founder dies aged 70 Ursula Strätz was born in Schweinfurt on September 28, 1940. In March 1967 she and Horst Söhnlein founded the Action-Theater in Munich. It was there, some six months later, that the author, actor and director Rainer Werner Fassbinder, who was then at the very beginning of his career, saw a (…)

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Thirty Years Ago: RWF’s LOLA

BRD 3 – The Third Part of a West German Trilogy On August 20, 1981, part 3 of the BRD Trilogy premiered at the Theater Walhalla in Wiesbaden. LOLA was a co-production by Rialto Film, Trio-Film and the West German television broadcaster WDR. The script was written by Peter Märthesheimer and Pea Fröhlich, with whom (…)

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Theo Hinz Turns 80

Film producer, film distributor, friend and gentleman Born on August 13, 1931, in an Eastern Pomeranian village school, Theo Hinz has experienced the full breadth of changes that have seen Germany enlarge, shrink and enlarge again. After completing his schooling and earning a marketing qualification, he initially worked on the production of PR films for (…)

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