“Fassbinder – NOW” exhibition runs till 23 August 2015 with photographs by Jeff Wall

The Canadian artist Jeff Wall has engaged intensively with the aesthetics of the German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. The exhibition FASSBINDER – NOW, curated by the German Film Museum, Frankfurt am Main, in collaboration with the Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation and currently showing in Berlin’s Martin-Gropius-Bau (until Sunday, 23 August) explores not only Fassbinder work (…)

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Wolf Gremm has died

On 14 July the German director and scriptwriter Wolf Gremm died at the age of 73 after battling with cancer. Gremm was known above all as a representative of New German Cinema. In 1973, after studying at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin, Gremm made his first full-length feature, ICH DACHTE, ICH WÄRE (…)

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THE MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN: German cinema premiere of the restored version

On Saturday, 4 July the Filmplus Festival of Film Editing and Montage is presenting a very special screening at the Filmforum in the Museum Ludwig within the framework of the Cologne Cinema Nights (Kölner Kino Nächte): the premiere of the new 4K restoration of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s THE MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN, which is being (…)

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Berlin flies the Fassbinder banner. Reminder of exhibition and retrospective

Until the end of August Berlin will continue to fly the Rainer Werner Fassbinder banner. Fassbinder events in the city include above all the large exhibition Fassbinder – NOW, which is running in the Martin-Gropius-Bau until 23 August. The exhibition was developed by the German Film Institute Frankfurt am Main in collaboration with the Rainer (…)

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The Rakish BAAL, The Resurrected. A Tribute to Rainer Werner Fassbinder

The exhibition The Rakish BAAL the Resurrected: A Tribute to Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1 Mai to 25 July 2015, Gallery Egbert Baqué Contemporary Art) is inspired above all by Volker Schlöndorff’s 1969 film BAAL, with Fassbinder playing the main part, which Brecht’s heirs banned from being shown publicly for 44 years. ‘What Brecht’s heirs did (…)

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