Daniel Schmid’s SHADOW OF ANGELS in Locarno

New Copy to be Screened on August 10, 2011 The 64th Locarno Film Festival’s Special Program will feature a screening of Daniel Schmid’s SHADOW OF ANGELS (1975) on August 10 at 6.30PM at the Cinema La Sala, presenting a copy with new color grading. It will take place in the presence of Juliane Lorenz, President (…)

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In Memory of Kurt Raab’s Birthday

He would have turned 70 today The actor, scriptwriter, prop maker, and set designer Kurt Raab was born on July 20, 1941 in the Bohemian town of Bergreichenstein, the son of a farm hand. While attending high school at Straubing, he met the future co-founder of the Action Theater and composer for many of RWF’s (…)

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Forty Years Ago: RWF’s WHITY

New Orientation towards Hollywood Shot in 1970 in Almeria, Spain, the production cost of 680,000 deutschmarks made Fassbinder’s WHITY his most expensive to date when it premiered at Berlin’s 21st International Film Festival on July 2, 1971. The public reacted somewhat reserved, and no distributor was found for the film. It was not until the (…)

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Workshop discussion on RWF’s WORLD ON WIRE

Special screening in the ARRI Kino in Munich As part of the conference “Immersion—Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on a Key Concept in Aesthetics and Media Studies” being held at Munich’s Ludwig Maximilian University from June 16 – 18, 2011, there will be a screening of the newly restored version of Fassbinder’s WORLD ON A WIRE (…)

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