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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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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