The series of events taking place in 2012 under the umbrella title of HANDS ON FASSBINDER is a collective project mounted by the German film journal REVOLVER, the Collegium Hungaricum Berlin (.CHB), the Berlin cinema Zeughauskino, the RWFF and the German Federal Agency for Civic Education. The project has been made possible by a grant from the German Capital Cultural Fund.
Overview of the current weekend program:
Saturday, June 9, 6 p.m. / Collegium Hungaricum Berlin
1945 to 2012 – The endless post-war period?
Hanna Schygulla (b. 1943) and Geza Beremenyi (b. 1946), two prominent representatives of the “Fassbinder generation,” will speak about their lives in film and history from the 1940s to the present. Moderator: Janos Can Togay (.CHB)
Sunday, June 10, 1 p.m. / Collegium Hungaricum Berlin
Thomas Heise in conversation with Saskia Walker (REVOLVER)
In 1992, in the wake of a series of radical right-wing attacks and associated media reports, Heise began making a series of documentaries about family histories in Central Germany. How does one bear witness to a time? The discussion will be structured around selected excerpts from his films.
Lecture by Sonja M. Schultz “From LILI MARLEEN to the Event Movie – The Changing Depiction of German History”
From 3 p.m. (in English)
Lecture by J. Hoberman (New York): “The Single Antidote to Thoughts of Suicide: Fassbinder’s American Reception”
Lecture by Manfred Hermes (Berlin): “Gravity Beyond Its Cinematographic Mass”
Lecture by Thomas Elsaesser (Amsterdam): “Time Warps and Time Exposures: 1979, Fassbinder and THE THIRD GENERATION”
Discussion with Thomas Elsaesser, Manfred Hermes, J. Hoberman, Verena Lueken (FAZ), Moderator: David Hudson (Fandor)
#2 IMAGES OF HISTORY / Zeughauskino film program
June 2 at 6 p.m. and June 10 at 9 p.m.
THE MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN (BRD 1978, 120’, 35 mm) by RWF
June 2, 9 p.m.
LOLA (FRG 1981, 115’, 35 mm) by RWF
June 3, 9 p.m. and June 8, 7 p.m.
MERCHANT OF FOUR SEASONS (FRG 1971, 88 min, 35 mm) by RWF
June 5, 8 p.m.
VERONIKA VOSS (FRG 1982, 104 min, 35 mm) by RWF
June 6, 8 p.m.
ELDORÁDÓ (H 1989, 104 min, 35 mm) by Géza Bereményi
June 7, 8 p.m.
STAU – JETZT GEHT’S LOS (G 1992, 85 min, 16 mm) by Thomas Heise
June 8, 9 p.m.
THE THIRD GENERATION (FRG 1979, 110 min, 35 mm) by RWF
Further information 1 on HANDS ON FASSBINDER by REVOLVER.
Further information 2 on the Collegium Hungaricum Berlin (CHB).
Further information 3 on the film program in the Zeughauskino Berlin.
Further information 4 on the parallel event to “Who loves.”